Re: MOST IMPORTANT FOSSIL (A human skull as old as coal!)

gates (
Fri, 1 Nov 1996 22:10:01 +0000

In article <>, "Paul V.
Heinrich" <> writes
>In article <5573ab$>,
> (Ed Conrad) wrote:
>> The WORLD'S MOST IMPORTANT FOSSIL, unquestionably, is
>> a petrified human skull embedded in a boulder which was
>> discovered between anthracite veins in Carboniferous
>> strata near Shenandoah, Pa.
>These so-called fossils have been objectively and honestly
>studied by Andrew MaCrea and others in detail and found to
>be nothing more than siderite nodules mistaken by an
>overactive imagination to be fossils.
>The details of these analysis are presented at:
>In simple English, they are rocks composed of sand and
>silt cemented by iron carbonate. Such rocks are common
>to delta deposits and can even be found now forming
>within the sediments that underlie tha Atchafalaya Basin and
>Mississippi Delta Plain. Naturally formed concretions
>similar to the rocks that Mr. Conrad claims are fossils
>can be found in delta deposits of many ages and even in cores
>of sediments underlying a good part of coastal Louisiana.
>Mr. Conrad main response to MaCrae web page is claim that it
>is part of some evil conspiracy of geologists, paleontologists,
>and other scientists to cover his extraordinary finds for reasons
>he is yet to coherently explain on either "" and
>"" on which he has been posting his claims
>to for several months now.
>Paul V. Heinrich
>Baton Rouge, LA
>Standard Disclaimer Applies
Is the skull female only this may at last explain the origin of:

Oh Shenandoah, I love your daughter ...


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