Bryozoan Sand, Photo Credit: Leo Kenney
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Bryozoan Fossil Sand
The SFMS has liability insurance has available to member clubs. That makes field trips to quarries possible. This sand was collected on a field trip to a quarry in Tennessee. It is mostly tiny, silicified (replaced by silica) bryozoans. Bryozoans are marine invertebrates that live in colonies similar to coral.
Image Credit: Leo Kenney