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NewmanLucy
Found this in Whitby! I’m new to fossils.. should I try to break it! Apparently unusual coz of little nodules! Do you know what type of ammonite it is? 812D1B13-D386-4030-AF54-2CB5141454C1.jpeg 
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prep01
Hello Lucy and welcome to the forum. Firstly, photos can be misleading so please place a ruler (best) or something to use as a scale in all photos and don't be scared to post several photos from all angles. The top ammonite is only a partial but is part of the nodule so  wouldn't try splitting t, rather get someone to prep it with an airpen, possibly from the underside using the smaller one as a stand? I don't know where you live, but there are lots of people who could do it for you and it shouldn't cost tooo much, after all, it is your 1st find I think!
Colin Huller
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Elbert
Hello Lucy, this is a nodule with the ammonite Peronoceras sp. a good find!
The top one is only partially preserved, but the lower one has a chance of being complete and could therefore result in a beautifull specimen.
If you are a total novice in fossils I advise you to have it prepped; these nodules realy do not behave if you split them; they shatter and leave you with rubble and regret.
I know, because in the proces of learning i`ve destroyed several...
Have it made a nice one.

greets, Bert
the search is as valuable as the finds...
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NewmanLucy

Thank you both! I live in Suffolk so will see if I can find someone to prep it! 

going to sea ham today to look for caniferous fossils... no idea ... but having fun! 

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