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Buzz
Thanks Tarquin...I think your right
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Buzz
Hi I'm new to this...would very much like to ID this fossil..brought to me by a friend.
It was found on the foreshore in Morecambe Bay and is in a pebble of flint...any ideas??
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Trilo(bite my ride!)
I would say either ammonite or Gastropod
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Trilo(bite my ride!)
No I would rule out Gastropod, there are too many "whorl "
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TqB
It looks like a silicified horn coral (which do occur there, unlike ammonites). Is anything visible on the other side? - try wetting it.

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Tarquin
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rab7ies

hi,its a sponge.

down amongst the stones.
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rab7ies


these are similar flint sponges  104_3906.JPG 
down amongst the stones.
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TqB
If it's really flint then I agree with Rab - never noticed flint there but there is glacial stuff around the north...

(And it's not actually much like the silicified corals you usually get there)


Edited by TqB 2014-09-05 17:56:53
Tarquin
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Buzz
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Buzz
Hi....yes there's some slight underlying patterning on the other side....but the radial arms go very deep...thanks everybody for your suggestions.
It's an unusual rock for the area.
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Buzz
I think it's probably a sponge of some sort..it's too symmetrical for an ammonite
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TqB
Yep, looks like flint so I'm sticking with sponge.
Tarquin
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Buzz
Thanks Rab7ies...does look similar to your sponges...good to identify it
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