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Hello everyone, these are my first posts so hopefully I've covered everything. My friend and I visited Ramsholt Cliff, Suffolk last weekend. I understand it is predominantly made of three main layers (London clay, red crag and corraline crag) however I am only really used to the London Clay layer. (I frequent Walton On The Naze when I can!)

I found a great deal of sharks teeth and coral but there were a great deal of things that left me perplexed, so all and any help would be lovely.

So below are a few of my finds (I have more to upload later after this batch)

1. Are these coprolite, with fish scales embedded?
2. Are these anything or simply rocks that look like more than they are?
3. I am likely mistaken, but is this a VERY worn crab? The rock simply caught my eye since all the lines on the rock appeared precise and correlated all the way around.
4. Is this a bone or again just a piece of flint trying to get the better of me?

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prep01
Hello and welcome to the forum. I'm not 100% sure but withouth having them 'in the hand' it's the best I can do!
  1. I think this is a mixture of bits including Pyrite.
  2. This looks to me like a typical phosphatic nodule possibly with crab bits.
  3. A very worn part of a Septarian nodule
  4. Wood.
Colin Huller
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HeckILoveFossils
prep01 wrote:
Hello and welcome to the forum. I'm not 100% sure but withouth having them 'in the hand' it's the best I can do!
  1. I think this is a mixture of bits including Pyrite.
  2. This looks to me like a typical phosphatic nodule possibly with crab bits.
  3. A very worn part of a Septarian nodule
  4. Wood.


Thank you so much for your reply! It's been very helpful, sometimes simply having the right terms to Google and explore to compare finds too is so helpful, so thank you!
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