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#1    silentsinger

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Posted 30 March 2014 - 04:11 PM

Not sure if its the right place to post this, but seemed it was the most fitting.

Well, i was at the beach yesterday, just talking a long walk, and i found an odd looking rock. Of course i brought it home with me, and now i am wondering what it could be?

Anyone has a clue of what it could be?

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Posted 30 March 2014 - 05:47 PM

errr a rock

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Posted 30 March 2014 - 06:01 PM

Maybe it's part of a clay plate or cup or something. You should take it to a museum or somewhere to see if it actually is old.

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Posted 30 March 2014 - 06:18 PM

A stone with a fossil in it


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Posted 30 March 2014 - 07:12 PM

View PostSkeptcByMindBelievrByHeart, on 30 March 2014 - 05:47 PM, said:

errr a rock

Yeah, a rock, but if you can't see anything in the rock, then you might need some glasses :)

Nighthawk9653 said:

Maybe it's part of a clay plate or cup or something. You should take it to a museum or somewhere to see if it actually is old.

Thanks, i might just do that.

Yes_man said:

A stone with a fossil in it

Well i was hoping someone had seen something similar, and could give me an suggestion. Then maybe i could search online, and try to find out more. Just searching for fossil in rock, wont help me too much :)

Edited by silentsinger, 30 March 2014 - 07:15 PM.


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Posted 30 March 2014 - 10:05 PM

A geode perhaps.

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Posted 30 March 2014 - 10:14 PM

Looks like a fossilized sea plant similar to the ones used for making jewellery, corral....

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 06:16 PM

The white looks like the cortex one sees on flint nodules from the region. Whether it's a fossil or concretion within that nodule is the question.
If you're Danish, you might want to try here: http://www.fugleogna....asp?ForumID=46 Although wouldn't you know it, it's down right now.
I've I had to guess, I'd say some kind of colony animal like coral of bryozoans.

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 01:00 AM

What sort of rock is it ?

If it's sedimentary then it could be a fossil,but if it's igneous then it won't be a fossil.

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 08:31 PM

Looks more like painted clay than a rock in the picture.

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 08:40 PM

I know what it is.  It is fossilized coral, I see a lot of it on the beach.  I got some in my collection.
Here is a site pictures of it.  http://skywalker.coc...oral/coralL.htm

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 10:07 PM

I was thinking of a mudstone that formed around a clam and took an impression of the shell.


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Posted 06 April 2014 - 12:18 AM

it does look like it was  organic ...     *shrug*

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Posted 07 April 2014 - 03:05 AM

Looks also kind of it might be a trace fossil of some sorts.

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