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How are fossils formed?

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Fossils are created amongst periods of rock formation, and caused by the gradual accumulation of sediment over millions of years at the bottom, most commonly, of the sea bed.

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Please explain the conditions for the fossilization.
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Date of comment: Tue, Sep 6th 2005

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