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Elbert
Hello, no, not the beak; these are the sutures; walls between the individual chambers within the shell.
The beak would be found in the living chamber at the end on the last worl where the body of the animal would reside.

greets, Bert
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prep01
Hello and welcome to the forum. As Bert says, this pattern, sometimes called 'the cat's paw' due to its shape, are the sutures between the chambers which are built up as the animal grew. This is quite a spectacular specimen which has been ground and highly polished and shows incredible detail.




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