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Banders808

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Hello all,
I'm extremely new to this world and have been "hunting" with my daughter last year on holiday in Wales. Thing is, I need assistance with identification. What is it I've actually found? Are they actually fossils? Any help or advice is appreciated.

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Dirty Pete

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Pic 3 looks like modern gastropod grazing trails. The rest look like fossiliferous limestone pebbles. Broken bits of shell, crinoid and coral. They look suspiciously Carboniferous, it would help a lot if you mentioned whereabouts in Wales you found them.

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Banders808

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Thanks for looking Pete.
Pic 1 is from "Herberts Quarry" in the Brecon Beacons. Near Llangadog.
The others are from Pembrokshire. Manobier beach and Freshwater West.
Hope this helps.
Phil
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Hi Phil,
Yes that would make them either Devonian or Carboniferous. I would suggest the grey rocks are fossiliferous Carboniferous limestone and the red one is Devonian Old Red Sandstone with grazing tracks.

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Banders808

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Thank you Pete.
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