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Lalibela

Hi,
we have been going to different locations in Sheppey in the last few weeks. Could you please help me to identify? I think most of them are fossils... Corals, sponges, piece of bone...

Thank you

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Weald on Bed
Difficult to reference individual photos when there are so many (good idea to include a number on a slip of paper in each pic) but for starters....
First two are just a bit of rock with recent holes made by a 'boring sponge' (probably Cliona  celata). 10 & 11 are a fragment of long bone but not enough there to be diagnostic. The net-like pattern on the ante-penultimate and penultimate pics are a fossil bryozoan - one of the Fenestellidae.
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Dirty Pete
12 & 13 Teredo / shipworm borings.
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Lalibela
Thank you for your answers and sorry for the quantity of pictures and the lack of numbers to identify them. I’ll post the pictures again with identification numbers :-)
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prep01
Weald on Bed - if you look underneath the photos, they are referenced 1 /27 etc.
I have lookedat the photos and tweaked then and this is what I cansay
  1. Mudstone with recent mollusc borings
  2. mudstone with a bit of pyrite and crystal & possibly fragments of shell.
  3. As 2
  4. part of a burrow
  5. as 4
  6. Sponge, ? in flint washed in from further away
  7. as 6
  8. As above
  9. Fossil bone I think - would need to see cross section
  10. Fossil bone I think of turtle
  11. Teredo shipworm
  12. as above
  13. as above
  14. as above
  15. Not sure but may be banded flint or pyritr
  16. as above
  17. Ass above
  18. Chalk flint?
  19. Flint with sponge.
  20. As above
  21. as above
  22. Nice! part of an echinoderm arm - I think starfish (asterid) rather than brittlestar.
  23. as above
  24. I assume that you are asking about the 'lattice structure'? It is a bryozoan, but I've not got a clue on genus!
  25. as above
  26. Rhynchonellid brachiopod imprint
  27. does not load
The flint /chalk ones have been washed in 70 - 85 million years old (myo) and the rest are from the London clay of Sheppey and are around 45 myo
Colin Huller
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Lalibela
Thank you very much Colin.
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