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                                                                             Inversand Mine

                  Sewell, NJ

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                                     Overburden, K-T boundary, greensand
(Photo by Ken Casey)

 

 

September 18, 2010: Inversand Mine, Sewell, NJ

See Bob Asreen's field trip report in our October 2010 Geogram!

(Photos from our September 18, 2010 fieldtrip by Dave Lincoln, DMS)

(Photos below by Ken Casey:)

Joan Wolf poses with her 'find of the day', a cowshark tooth

 

 
Closeup of Joan's cowshark tooth

June 15, 2007, Friday: Inversand Mine, Sewell, NJ: DMS is providing 10 if its members the opportunity to collect vertebrate (shark and reptile) and invertebrate fossils, vivianite and amber from the sediments that expose the Cretaceous- Tertiary (K-T) boundary in southern New Jersey. We will meet at the quarry at 10:00 AM.  Please signup by Wednesday, June 13th, if you would like to attend!

 

June 16, 2006, Friday: Inversand Mine, Sewell, NJ.  DMS is providing 10 of its members the opportunity to collect vertebrate (shark and reptile) and invertebrate fossils, vivianite, and amber from the sediments that expose the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary in southern New Jersey.  We will meet at the quarry.  Please signup by May 29th if you would like to attend!  Note: This is about a 1 hour drive from Delaware.

 

March 25, 2006, Saturday: Cretaceous of New Jersey.   DMS is providing its members the opportunity to collect vertebrate (shark and reptile) and invertebrate fossils from the Cretaceous sediments either in the Inversand Mine in Sewell, NJ or from the Ramanessian Brook/Big Brook area in Monmouth County, NJ.

October 28, 2005, Friday: Inversand, Sewell, NJ.  DMS is providing 10 of its members the opportunity to collect vertebrate (shark and reptile) and invertebrate fossils, vivianite and amber from the sediments that expose the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary in southern New Jersey.  We will meet at the quarry at 10:00 AM.

June 18, 2005, Saturday:  DMS is providing 10 of its members the opportunity to collect vertebrate (shark and reptile) and invertebrate fossils, vivianite and amber from the sediments that expose the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary in southern New Jersey.  We will meet at the quarry at 10:00 AM.  Please sign up by June 15th if you would like to attend!

June 19, 2004, Saturday: Inversand Mine, Sewell, NJ.  (DMS Co-sponsored with the American Fossil Federation & the MD Geological Society)

Fossils from the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in the Navesink and Hornerstown greensand formations.  Finds include large brachiopods, corals, amber, molluscs, crocodile and turtle remains, prehistoric swimming reptile remains (mosasaur & plesiosaur) and the mineral vivianite.

 

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Vivianite closeup

Willard holds some Vivianite he found, June 18, 2005

 

Inversand Mine Fieldtrip Slide Show, 6-19-2004 (IE)

           Inversand Mine Fieldtrip Slide Show, 6-19-2004 (N)

 

   Slide shows are best viewed in "Full Screen" by pressing the F11 key.

 

 

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Eric shows off his shark tooth
June 18, 2005

Shark's tooth closeup

 

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Jim digs with our guide
June 18, 2005

A fossil vert in greensand

 

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Next Meeting
 

January Program, Monday, January 13, 2014:

"DVD Presentation, Election"

General Club Meeting:
January 13, 2014
(Monday)

We are meeting at
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*Show Committee Meeting, January 9, 2014

*New Home/Lapidary Committee, 2014

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