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I most certainly will david ƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â‚¬ 

Sarah ƒ¢‹Å“‚º
"Gravy !?, I love gravy its' us northerners favourite soft drink "
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fussy fossiler
Hi all my apologies for not posting anything for quite some time , I went up near Whitby last Friday 26/9/14 and found a few bits & pieces &I stopped to chat with a real nice chap called John he was telling me about Dean lomax's book signing & we chatted about what we each had found I said goodbye and carried on my way It was on my way back just before the walk back up to the car that I decided to have a little mooch around the bay and I'm glad I did heres what I found ƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â‚¬ 






Thanks for looking

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"Gravy !?, I love gravy its' us northerners favourite soft drink "
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fossils-uk
Nice find.
That will be fish bone you have there. Gyrosteus mirabilis to be exact. This bone is very distinct from reptile bone as it looks more what I would term "stringy" rather than the classic honeycombed "spongy" bone of reptiles. Also the arrangement of rather none distinct bones is also a give away. What I mean is reptiles always have recognisable diagnostic bones such as distinct vertebra or a humerus so there bones are easy to identify. But due to predominantly cartilaginous nature of this bone the bones are less uniform. I suspect you have part of the gill rake in the nodule. One warning about this. Fish bone... It does not prep mechanically but it shows fantastic detail if cut and polished.
Well done and enjoy.
Byron
fossils-uk, whitby
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fossilman


That's coincidental, I was walking from Runswick to Port Mulgrave on Sunday and my Son found what we think is his first chunk of bone. It is quite a big block, about 25kg and took a bit of lugging back to the car.

Byron - Is this also Gyrosteus?


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fossils-uk
Yes :-) also fish
fossils-uk, whitby
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deerhunter
Always a buzz when you find bone well done
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fossilman
Thanks Byron.

Small boy with big grinn!ƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â€š¬
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fussy fossiler
Yep well done you never know they could belong together both of our pieces ƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â‚¬ ??

Sarah ƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â‚¬  X
"Gravy !?, I love gravy its' us northerners favourite soft drink "
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fussy fossiler
Cheers for the I.d byron much appreciated.  ƒ¢‹Å“‚º

Sarah ƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â‚¬ 
"Gravy !?, I love gravy its' us northerners favourite soft drink "
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prepman
good to see you have found your first piece of bone at last Sarah....all you have to do now is prep it...
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fussy fossiler
Cheers trev ƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â‚¬  im pretty chuffed too but can i pm you about prep as ive no idea were to start ? :/ and apprieciate your advice ƒ¢‹Å“‚º.

Sarah ƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â‚¬ 
"Gravy !?, I love gravy its' us northerners favourite soft drink "
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prepman
Yeah no prob's Sarah....really need to see it first hand though..

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fossilman
fussy fossiler wrote:
Yep well done you never know they could belong together both of our pieces ƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â‚¬ ??

Sarah ƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â‚¬  X


Thanks Sarah, well done to you also. That could be that same beast.

Davidƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â€š¬
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fossilman
fussy fossiler wrote:
Cheers trev ƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â‚¬  im pretty chuffed too but can i pm you about prep as ive no idea were to start ? :/ and apprieciate your advice ƒ¢‹Å“‚º.

Sarah ƒ°…¸‹Å“¢â‚¬ 


Sarah

When you find out how to deal with prepping it,if you wouldn't mind, let me know.

Thanks

David. ƒ¢‹Å“‚º. ƒ°…¸‚…¸
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PaleoStu
Acid prep might work well on a specimen like this.
I love VP. I love whelks.
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