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An A level geology student found this at West Angle bay in Pembrokeshire. Lower Carb/Devonian. Any positive identification would be marvellous. Many thanks. Mark Click image for larger version - Name: C715764D-EBEE-4132-BD55-A1E84214F7BE.jpeg, Views: 43, Size: 528.42 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 298614FA-BC54-46FF-86E6-C39067BC4723.jpeg, Views: 40, Size: 524.92 KB Click image for larger version - Name: ECC35559-654D-4C3A-8F16-09BC7FC1359D.jpeg, Views: 33, Size: 518.58 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 0DC0E50F-56D4-45AE-A82D-0B332DEDBA5E.jpeg, Views: 29, Size: 481.27 KB
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TqB
Hi Mark, welcome to the forum! I'm pretty sure it's a crinoid head with splayed out arms - crinoids are common there and there's more stem and stuff bottom left. A nice find. [smile]
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prep01
Hello and welcome to the forum. I would say it's a crinoiid 'holdfast' where the echinoderm attaches itself to the seabed / rock etc, but I may be wrong - a nice find though!
Colin Huller
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TqB
Holdfast is possible but it looks as if it has pinnules which I think you only get on the arms.

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