Fossil – Coral

Scientific Name:

Group: Fossil specimens

Chemical composition:

Colors: Red, pink, black, blue, golden


Principal Sources: Worldwide

Special Notes: Agatized coral is often referred to as Petoskey stone or agate. Fossils form when an organism is rapidly covered by silt . The soft tissue dissolves, leaving the skeleton or shells to be reaplced by other minerals as successive layers of sediment accumulate and are turned to rock.