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‘Every time I see it written I’m gobsmacked’: The opal miner with a dinosaur named after him

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“Opalised jawbone with teeth are rare as rocking horse sh** … you just don’t find them.”

Mike Poben nearly got rid of the 100-million-year-old fossils found in a bag dirt — but his decision to keep them changed his life!

‘Every time I see it written I’m gobsmacked’: The opal miner with a dinosaur named after him

Opal dealer Mike Poben nearly got rid of the 100-million-year-old fossils found in a bag of rough dirt — but his decision to keep them changed his life, and our view of Australia's deep past.


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