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Lignite

    This is a cool piece of lignite I found the other day.  It's a piece of lignite (a low grade of coal which retains its woody structure) embedded in a some clay-like matrix which also has lots of mica and some cool pyrite crystals.

Age Cretaceous Era
Category Plant
Formation Patuxent Formation
Location Virginia, USA
Species Unidentified - Other

ID2557
MemberFromtheArundel110
Date Added1/17/2008

  

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