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Rachel Bielby
Found this in a river bank in Edinburgh - any ideas what it might be?
-Thanks!
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Dirty Pete
Could it be a badly worn molar of some ice age beast?

Pete.
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prep01
Hello Rachel and welcome to the forum. Hmm...interesting one this, I'm not convinced that it's a fossil at all but... it might be a section of ammonite, on the other hand it could be a piece of mineral accumulation from a void in a rock formation?. I think your best bet would be to take it somewhere (museum, univerity) where it could be looked at 'in the hand' and tested to see what it is made from.
Colin Huller
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Dirty Pete
Hi Rachel, just to explain my reasoning, in pics 1 and 2 I think I see plates and roots and in pic 3 I think I see an occlusal surface. See diagram:

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Cheers,
Pete
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Rachel Bielby
Thank you for your suggestions! I will take it to the local museum - see if they can clarify.
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