Collection Showcase

The Orton Geological Museum has a large exhibit case on the sixth floor of OSU’s Thompson (Main) Library that changes about twice a year.  The current exhibit is:
 “Famous Fossil Sites of the World” with fossils from the Crato Formation (Cretaceous, Argentina), Green River Formation (Eocene, Wyoming), Hunsrück Slate (Devonian, Germany), Linton (Pennsylvanian, Ohio), Mazon Creek (Pennsylvanian, Illinois), Messel (Eocene, Germany), Niobrara (Cretaceous, Kansas), Rancho La Brea (Pleistocene, California), Solnhofen Limestone (Jurassic, Germany) and the White River Badlands (Oligocene, Nebraska).