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I give to this second kind of fossil the name of _silicious fossils_, and examples of this kind are the different oysters ( 'des ostracites'), many terebratulæ ( 'des terebratulites'), trigoniæ, ammonites, echinites, encrinites, etc.
The crinoidea and echinites were also extremely numerous.