Image: From dinosaur to fossil: stage 3

From dinosaur to fossil: stage 3

Dissolved minerals, transported by ground-waters in the sediment, fill tiny spaces in the bones. The combination of pressure, chemical reactions and time eventually turns the sediments into rock and the bones into mineralised fossils.

© Australian Museum

Last Updated:

Tags dinosaurs, fossils, fossilisation process, fossilization,

1 comment

orienne - 10.08 AM, 04 August 2011
sick bro

Report misuse