Image: Mineralisation: dinosaur thigh bone

Mineralisation: dinosaur thigh bone

Replacement of organic material in bone with minerals – dinosaur femur (thigh bone), Camarasaurus supremus. F 17743. USA, Late Jurassic, 156–146 million years ago.

Photographer:
Robert Jones
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© Australian Museum

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Tags fossils, mineralisation, mineralization, dinosaur, femur, thigh bone, Camarasaurus, Late Jurassic, USA, United States, North America,