Mineral Wells Fossil Park
Palo Pinto co., Tx
Dec. 22, 2005

Here are some fossils from my first trip to the Mineral Wells Fossil Park. The Fossil Park is in a portion (member) of the Mineral Wells formations called the Salesville shale. See also these fieldtrips: Oct. 13, 2007, Aug. 12, 2007, and Jan. 27, 2007.
Trilobite & echinoid: 
trilobite (head)
trilobite (tail)
Archaeocidaris echinoid plate
 
Crinoids:
crinoid cup (calyx)
crinoid cup (same)
crinoid stalk
crinoid stalk
crinoid stalk
crinoid stalk
crinoid columnal
crinoid columnals
cirri? 
     
Gastropods (snails):
Glabrocinculum
     
Bivalves (clams):
Nuculopsis
Nuculopsis (same)
Astartella concentra
Astartella concentra (same)
Brachiopods:
Phricodothyris perplexa
(same)
(same)
(same)
unknown
(same)
Marginifera
unknown
Chonetina
     
Vertebrates (sharks):
Ctenacanthus spine segment
(same)