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Zingster
Hi Folks,
I found this whilst out walking on the beach today up near Blyth, Northumberland.
It measures 3.5cm.
Any ideas?
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Rhaetianpenarth207
I think it’s just flint but I may be wrong.
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Zingster
It is perfectly shaped like a tooth. Maybe the photo doesnt show that.
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Rhaetianpenarth207
Sometimes rocks like these can be deceptive but I’m pretty sure it’s not a tooth because I see no enamel.
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Zingster
Thank you for your replies. Well, I'll certainly keep it. It's funny how the sea has shaped it in this way.
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prep01
Hello Zingster and welcome to hte forum. This is a very common find of a well worn flint nodule, once part of a burrow system into which the flint has flowed and been fossilised within the chalk and will be between 70 and 85 million years old. Unfortunately I am using my new laptop, so at the moment I can't send you links to articles about flint but I'm sure you will do a bit of googling.
Just a bit of advice when posting for ID's - please add a sclae to all photos (a ruler is best), give as much information as possible and don't be shy about posting photos from all angles - it really helps.
Colin Huller
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