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AlbertBowden
Anyone know what this fossil is? All of these pictures is from the same fossil. Thanks! Click image for larger version - Name: image.jpg, Views: 73, Size: 168.68 KB Click image for larger version - Name: image.jpg, Views: 77, Size: 166.42 KB Click image for larger version - Name: image.jpg, Views: 75, Size: 141.53 KB
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prep01
Hi, if it's in chalk, it looks like part of a bivalve shell called Inceramus, very common and can grow up to 2m!
Colin Huller
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AlbertBowden
The fossil is attached to this large piece of stone with crystals on it btw
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Dirty Pete
A fragment of bivalve or brachiopod maybe, are you in a Carboniferous limestone area?
Cheers
Pete 
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Chalkers
Hi Albert, It's hard to say what it is you found without knowing where you found it or what rock you found it in (can you shed any light?). Looking at the photos I can't tell whether the piece you found is chalk or crystalline limestone (or something else?). My first impressions are that you've found a trace fossil of a burrow of some kind. I say this because there is no recognisable fossil material such as a calcite shell for example, but also the uneven 'layered' structure is something to be expected in burrows. I'd be interested to hear what other people opinions are.
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AlbertBowden
It was found in Swanage, Dorset. Basically called the Jurassic coast which is where people go to collect lots of fossils.
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MicroFossilMan
My first thoughts were Inoceramus.
MFM
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