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Hi

I think its the angular bone which forms the bottom of the rear jaw.  You seem to have quite a bit of the animal now. Good luck with finding some more.

Paul

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deerhunter
Had a walk from Cayton bay south today, a section of coast I have never walked before, and found very little until I got to Gristhorpe. Loads of large belemnites and what looks like a bone ? Any ideas anyone.
There is more photos on my flickr page
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boneblock
Deffo bone. There were some ichthyosaur bones found at Gristhorpe a few years back near Chimney Hole (where the second rope is)so could be ichy
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mudbug2
It looks like one of the femur bones to me of an Ichthyosaur...

Should find out when prepped, nice find...

Regards to all who share the passion Mudbug.
S.H.T-N
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deerhunter
It was near chimny hole thats where i came back up. The dog needed a bit of help on the top bit
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ophthalmosaur
Top photo looks like an ichthyosaur neural spine

Paul


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Gary W

As Gristhorpe can yield plant remains potentially it could be dinosaur bone.  Obviously depends upon eactly what level the bone was collected from.
Gary
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Doggerfan
This could be interesting...
Best wishes from the Lake of Constance. Roger.
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deerhunter
Opthalmosaur was right ichy neural spine cleaned it up a bit. Might have to go and see if there is any more now, there was a few more small bits underneath that I thought were coal but they were bone too , may have to go back now and see if there is any more of it

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ophthalmosaur

That's a good sized beast. Good luck with finding more. Is this from the Callovian (Ophthalmosaurus)?

regards

Paul

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deerhunter
Hi all, I went back down Gristhorpe on Saturday afternoon and found a bone that was starting to break up so thought I would try to collect it before its lost to the sea. The bones I have collected here before have been Opthalmosaurus and the ribs are sort of figure 8 section so this I am not sure about. I put a cloth underneath but still managed to loose a few bits
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deerhunter
Now that I have had chance to clean it up it's jaw bone.
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Welsh Wizard
That's a long jaw. Is it from an ichthyosaur?

Cheers

Nick
"Whether you think you can or you think you can't, then you're probably right".......Henry Ford
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deerhunter
I think from looking at icthyosaur photo's it from the bottom jaw below the eye probably opthalmasaurus.
Rob
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