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gigantopithicus
 It's very rare to find any bone Shanklin way, you do get the few bits of marine reptile, but the Ferruginous Sands Formation isn't that productive. Best exposure it Blackgang.
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galactus
Found these 3 pieces of what  I believe (hope?)  are bone  on Shanklin beach  Isle of Wight. All 3 pieces were within a foot of each other in the shingle below the lower Greensand cliffs and am wondernig if they are from the same animal. Would appreciate any feedback on what they may be.
 

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mudbug2
Hi
 I think you will find these are part of segments from an ammonite, Hope you are not disapponited, Still find these a lot where ever ammonites are located..Nice clear pictures, well done.

Regards to all who share the passion Mudbug..
S.H.T-N
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steven
Hi,
 

Mudbug is correct,these are Ammonite septum sections and show the shape of the sutures that seperate each chamber.

Hope this helps

Steve

 

 
Steve
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gigantopithicus
 They are steinkerns, most likely from Hoplites sp. They are all eroded out of the gault clay, so if you walk from Horse Ledge, away from Shanklin towards Luccombe youll eventually find the gault (much easier to get to at ventnor or Redcliff though.
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galactus
Many thanks for the clarification
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