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TqB
Hi Nichole,
 

That is a piece of a rugose coral but from a  limestone somewhere in the Carboniferous - so probably carried by a glacier from the west or north.

 

Paward's right about the local rocks but they don't contain anything that looks like that (although you do get fossils in the local Permian).
Edited by TqB 2011-08-06 14:07:35
Tarquin
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nichole
found this in my garden and thought it looked interestingpebble2.jpg 

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ThomasM

Hi, this looks like a cross section through a coral.


Edited by ThomasM 2011-08-04 16:05:10
Thomas

If you don't look, you won't find.
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paward
I wondered if its a well worn Rugos Coral.
What part of the country are you in?


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nichole
hartlepool

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paward


Hi Nichole,

I believe that area will be the middle to late  Permian period or possible
Lower Triassic period, I'm sure the experts out there can confirm that, so a
Rugos/ solitary coral would not be out of place.



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