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UEllwood

Hi 
I found these at Kingsgate Bay near Broadstairs under the chalk arch.  I’m a novice fossil hunter and wondered if anyone knows what they are, if they are anything!! 

many thanks 

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Dirty Pete
Hi,
I'm afraid I see random bits of flint, chalk and maybe pyrite. Keep looking......

Pete.
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prep01
Hello and welcome to the forum, but I'm afraid I agree with Pete. You might have a few bits of marine shell mixed in and the chalk with holes are modern bivalve borings, but that's about it.
Colin Huller
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UEllwood

Thanks so much for taking the tine to look.  I’ll keep looking... 

In an area like Kingsgate Bay, would you be more likely to find something of interest on the beach  in the chalk scree below the cliffs  or in the pebbles in the area under the arch which is underwater at high tide? 

Also if anyone has any tips for places to go in Kent/Sussex which might be good for someone like me starting out to find something, I’d appreciate your advice. 

many thanks

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prep01
Hi, I started my fossil hunting journey between East Cliff Ramsgate and Broadstairs just over 50 years ago and have not actually been to Kingsgate bay, but I would suggest you look at the chalk and flint nodules, and keep your eyes out for new falls.
Colin Huller
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Rolo
UEllwood wrote:

Thanks so much for taking the tine to look.  I’ll keep looking... 

In an area like Kingsgate Bay, would you be more likely to find something of interest on the beach  in the chalk scree below the cliffs  or in the pebbles in the area under the arch which is underwater at high tide? 

Also if anyone has any tips for places to go in Kent/Sussex which might be good for someone like me starting out to find something, I’d appreciate your advice. 

many thanks


Folkestone (gault clay) is fantastic for novice fossilers, there's always lots to find.
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UEllwood
Thank you all very much for the advice.  
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