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AlisonB
Hi,

Found this at West Runton last Friday. Hoping its an actual fossil and not part of my growing collection of pseudo-fossils!

its next to a 10p piece for scale, has a distinct segmented feel. thank you for your help.IMG_1634.jpg  IMG_1636.jpg  IMG_1637.jpg 
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prep01
Well, rather interesing, can you tell me if it is preserved as flint? (It will not scratch with a sharp steel object and be heavy for it's size). At first I thought it was a partial ammonite, but looking at those 'segments' they look like they could be from a Nautiloid. Well spotted!
Colin Huller
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keithlittle
Hi Colin & Alison
Its a rather mangled sea urchin.
Regardless of the condition of it is certianly a real fossil.
Most likely, from the shape of it is Echinocorys
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AlisonB
Thanks for the quick responses. Mangled or not, am pleased its not just a random bit of flint!
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prep01
Well Keith, that is a lot more probable, just can't see it myself! 😡 (The second one today)
Colin Huller
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Gary W
I agree sea-urchin
Gary
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LiamL
+1 for worn and damged sea-urchin
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