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Interprospekt has excelled in the scientific studies of the geological nature, technical and scientific research of fossils in and outside Lebanon. Our aim is to organize and equip exhibitions and museums all over the world by selling or renting fossils coming from several countries and ages. The highly qualified research and development team working for over 20 years in the field of sciences of earth and the geological discoveries made several studies with the full cooperation of highly qualified Americans, Japanese, and specially European scientists.

This new and technologically advanced method offers a real push of the educational and touristic industries offering a new vision on the pre-historic creatures that once ruled our world.


Paleontology is the investigation of the vanished life-forms, primarily through the study of fossilized remains of plants and animals. Most people are familiar with fossils, a term that probably calls to mind an image of a flat piece of rock with a shadowy imprint of a leaf or animal on it. In fact, a fossil is the preserved remains of a once living organism that has undergone a process known as mineralization, in which the organic materials of the organism (generally its hard parts, for example, teeth or bones) are replaced by minerals, which are inorganic.

The difference between the organic and the inorganic is more than a difference between the living and nonliving, or even the living and formerly living. In fact all living and most of the living things (burrows and marks of footprints, are typical examples of non organic authentic fossils) are organic. The stress on formerly living things is important, since paleontology by definition encompasses plants, animals, and microscopic life-forms that lived a long time ago.

Despite the emphasis on past life-forms, however, paleontologists are also compared to the matrix holding fossil remains: sediments and stones. In this approach, paleontology shows its relationship to Geology, which, along with biology, is one of its two “parents” of this science. In fact, from the standpoint of the earth sciences, paleontology belongs to a branch of geology known as historical geology, or the study of Earth’s physical history. Other sub disciplines of historical geology are stratigraphy, the study of rock layers, or strata, beneath Earth’s surface; geochronology, the study of Earth’s age and the dating of specific formations in terms of geologic time; and sedimentology, the study and interpretation of sediments, including sedimentary process and formations.

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