Geology Matters Launch Event

Last Thursday saw me pulling on my walking boots to join a group of geology enthusiasts on a tour of three sites in the Black Country, chosen to illustrate the geological diversity of the area.  The sites were Barr Beacon, Barrow Hill and Dudley’s’ Limestone Mines. Although I have lived on the edge of the [...]

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What is a fossil?

Here Graham Worton, the Keeper of Geology at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, explains what a fossil is, how they form and how fossils can be used to tell the story of life on Earth.  He demonstrates that a fossil can be anything from a large dinosaur skull to a fossilised shell or Ammonite.

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