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spider
Bivalve is an achievable goal, wish him good luck with that Thumbs Up
Have a nice day :0)
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fossilfin
Hello,
 

I am new to the site and forum and a newbie fossil collector. My son found this in a spot where we have found a few Echinoid and sponges. Can anyone tell us what it is?

 

Thanks in advance!fossil_4_002.JPG 
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mudbug2


Hi Fossil Fin
 Could we have several more pictures please, and what location to give us more help?
 thanks
Regards to all who share the passion Mudbug...
S.H.T-N
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fossilfin
Fossil_5_011.JPG [attach:fileid=http://www.discussfossils.com/forum/uploads/2017/Fossil_5+.JPG]thanks for taking a look, we found it in woodland near Alton, Hampshire - NW edge of the south downs. Very chalky ground a with lots of flint deposits.

Will try and upload some more pics having some technical issues!!
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rab7ies
hi,its flint but i cant work out what it is at the moment..tis a puzzler(tho i spect someone will be able to help you and im still thinking about it! lol)
down amongst the stones.
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ThomasM
Sponge in cross section possibly?

Thomas

If you don't look, you won't find.
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TqB
That is a puzzler, perhaps a different sort of sponge from those you've already found? - something like Rhizopoterion (although not quite right).
 

ed. -  Thomas beat me to it! 
Edited by TqB 2011-08-16 13:24:10
Tarquin
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Richard
Hi 

I think Thomas is correct. Sponges are very common in flint and I cannot see what else it could be. 

I think I have seen a similar flint fossil on this forum, but don't have time to look for it. 
Richard
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Phileas fossilis
Sponge!
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spider
Very strange and well spotted Thumbs Up
Have a nice day :0)
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fossilfin
Thank you all for your comments - my son is very pleased with his "sponge"Smile
 

We have both well and truly caught the fossil hunting bug - he is 4 1/2 and says he wants to find a bi-valve! Confused
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rab7ies
any chance of piccies of the echinoids and sponges? flint urchins my fav!
down amongst the stones.
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fossilfin
Here are a few!fossil_4--_003.JPG fossil_4--_007.JPG fossil_4--_005.JPG 
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rab7ies
nice finds,i find flint fossils on local trackways alongside woods here in suffolk too.
down amongst the stones.
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