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Carefully selected fossil-bearing slabs of Jurassic limestone are cut
into small uniform oblong blocks, the upper surface being polished
the fossils and then coated to provide wear protection.
These are then laid on a prepared surface to provide a unique form
polished fossil could be nothing more than a thin wafer, bonded
a durable ceramic substrate.
Larger versions for outdoor use, in the form of a paleontological
are under consideration.
Liscannor slate with fossil traces
[xenzag, Oct 06 2014]
Got your ammonites right here!
Ammonites - check. Cut, polished, wear resistant blocks - check. Jurassic - check. Strained pun - not in evidence. [bungston, Oct 07 2014]
How about a wood floor...
...that's petrified!?! [Canuck, Oct 07 2014]
||Nice title, but totally baked in Liscannor slate.... look it up if you don't know what it is. (or see link)
||Yes, but that's not cut, polished, wear-resistant blocks. Plus, no
ammonites or other nautiloids.
||[bungs], that's a museum exhibit, not a consumer product.
||Love the title. I install quite a bit of slate with plant and little snail-shell looking fossils.
||The atrium of my lab is paved with cut and polished