Unopened concretion

This plain looking concretion was discovered at an Asian art estate sale. It seems that fossils are where you find them.

Unveiling the fossil

Unveiling the fish fossil: Is it an eel? Strange pointed-nose fish with no fins?

Fossil gar fish revealed

A better look reveals a gar-like fish fossil within the concretion.

Fossil Collector: JodiM

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

[Editor: We just love fossils in concretions! This looks like a type of gar fish. Knowing the location it was originally discovered will be a big help in identifying it. Fortunately, concretions often have a distinctive look. Does any one recognize this particular fish fossil concretion? Please leave a response.]

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