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Can you help with identifying these “clams” . Each one is just over 1cm diameter
I’m not sure where they’re from - which doesn’t help ! Can anyone guess a possible location ?
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I think these are the brachiopod Stiphrothyris tumida - the matrix looks like Inferior Oolite. Possibly from Gloucestershire
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Wow that was quick !
Many thanks
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Hi Arthur, Sounds right to me as well!
Colin Huller
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Dirty Pete
They are common in the Clypeus Grit formation of the Upper Inferior Oolite of the Cotswolds.
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