coprolitic


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cop·ro·lite

 (kŏp′rə-līt′)
n.
Fossilized excrement.

cop′ro·lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Coprolitic material/dung Amorphous, PPL: yellow/orange, Size, shape, non-burnt smooth, amorphous spherulites, plant XPL: dark, often and bone inclusions non-birefringent.
Six, large spindle-shaped coprolitic masses, tentatively attributed to Deinosuchus, range from 8.
Probable marine mammal coprolitic material has also been collected.