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Palaeontology chemical preparation Laboratory  

Palaeontology chemical preparation Laboratory


The laboratory is equipped for the extraction of silicified or phosphatic fossils from calcareous matrix by using HCl, acetic or formic acids. The lab. has the capability to accomplish consolidation of fossils, whitening with ammonium chloride, as well as molding and casting from fossils with size ranging from 0.5 cm to 1.5 m.


Contacts: Marco Balini 



Medium sized fume hood, 

Three vented cabinets 

Large sized hot plate

Large sized sink with tank for collecting exhausted acid.

Rock crusher

Drying tubes and Photo stand



Geologia e Paleontologia  

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