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Stromatolite? SW Mississippi Creek Find
MyGodMagma posted a topic in Fossil IDI suspect this is a stromatolite (and not a stromatoporoid) after reading up on both, but seeing as I’ve never found either before, I wanted to put this past the experts. I do see some structures that could possibly be “pillars” but I’m just not convinced that’s what I’m looking at. Any opinions shared are very greatly appreciated, thanks!
SE Louisiana Amateur Needs ID Assist Pls, Citronelle Fx
MyGodMagma posted a topic in Fossil IDAfter a 3 month dedicated search (coughSisyphean) to figure this out on my own, I still can’t find anything that remotely looks like this. I’m a longtime SE LA/SW MS creek gravel rockhounder and I’ve never come across this before. I’ve shown it to some other area collectors-no luck. This was found in a creek running through the upper terraces of the (pre-loess) La Citronelle formation not far from the Amite County, MS border. *I should also mention that Louisiana gravels within the (Plio) Citronelle contain much older rocks/fossils that are believed to have been transported by glac