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List of index fossils

Studying fossils helps them learn about when and how different species lived millions of years ago.
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What characteristics make a good index fossil?

We can use index fossils and key beds to correlate, or match rock layers that are the same age.
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Geology: Characteristics Of Good Index Fossils

Short-Lived Different species lived at different geological times.
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Another common way that fossils are dated, is through radiocarbon dating.
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What 3 things are true about index fossils?

Nowadays, especially micro fossils such as conodonts and foraminifera are used.
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Bones of dinosaurs and other reptiles.
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Its presence in a particular layer of sedimentary rock helps paleontologists and geologists determine the age of that layer and the relative ages of the layers above and below.
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What characteristics make a good index fossil?

Five different types of fossils are body fossils, molds and casts, petrification fossils, footprints and trackways, and coprolites.
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What can index fossils be used to discover?

What are the names of fossils? Fossil Scientific Name Geological time interval Million Years Ago million years ago million years ago million years ago 201.
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What can index fossils be used to discover?

Abundant Ammonites, brachiopods, graptolites, nanofossils and trilobites make good index fossils.