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Hi,please could somebody i.d these fossils?... for me these fossils/rocks where found on Besom hill near oldham, greater manchester, thanks. Click image for larger version - Name: IMG_20180623_190349.jpg, Views: 70, Size: 1.76 MB Click image for larger version - Name: IMG_20180623_185212.jpg, Views: 70, Size: 1.29 MB Click image for larger version - Name: IMG_20180623_184755.jpg, Views: 79, Size: 621.17 KB Click image for larger version - Name: IMG_20180623_184520.jpg, Views: 83, Size: 1.40 MB Click image for larger version - Name: IMG_20180623_184302.jpg, Views: 78, Size: 1.25 MB
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MicroFossilMan
Welcome!

No.1 looks a little like a goniatite (a forerunner of the ammonites, hope I'm not teaching you to suck eggs here). But it's hard to be sure.

No.2 looks like a sandstone, possibly with man-made grooves in it.

No.s 3 & 5 look like shale ("mudstone"). I can't see any obvious fossils.

No.4 is puzzling - it almost looks like it contains an ammonite, but it really shouldn't from that location! The rocks are Upper Carboniferous in age in that area and there were no ammonites swimming about in the seas then. The option is a bivalve of some sort. Maybe you could chip away at it a little and see if you can expose some more of whatever it is.

MFM
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Bobo the bear
No 4 looks like rugose coral to me.
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