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Strangerock
Hello,

Me and my son found this rock in the Isle of Wight over the summer. We managed to get some of the Other fossils we found whilst there identified but I found this in a bag today and I’d really like to know what it is.

thank you 
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prep01
This looks like a tiny piece of bone, probably turtle - well spotted.
Colin Huller
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Rolo
Not sure that's bone, it could be flint. Is it a smooth surface or are the honeycombe pattern pores hollow?
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Strangerock
Thanks Colin. 

Rolo - The surface is not smooth at all, the shapes on the surface are raised. 
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teejay2
Which part of the island was it from, roughly? Generally on the north coat you are looking at rocks c.35my old so not dinosaur but plenty of fish, turtle, croc and mammal remains. On the south coast more like 125my +/- so possibility of dinosaurs along with other reptiles. We have found lots of small bone pebbles around Brighstone bay and Yaverland which look similar
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Strangerock
It Would have been either Yaverland  or  along more likely along the southwest coast that my son picked it up. We found lots of interesting things whilst we were away so i can’t be sure on exact location
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Anonymous
It’s a weathered piece of a flint sponge, not bone I’m afraid. 
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Brittle Star
I agree looks like weathered bone possibly a scute, definitely not flint. Well done 
JW

 Never ask a star fish for directions
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