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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
Marine Fossil Molds? ID Help For Odd Creek Find
MyGodMagma posted a topic in Fossil IDRequesting assistance identifying the dark slug-looking forms, these look like they were once soft-bodied so I'm pretty lost. I haven't the foggiest idea what these are and my fossil reference books don't have anything that looks like this in the photos or illustrations from what I can see. This was a creek find in southeast Louisiana. Your time and expertise are very much appreciated by this fossil newbie, thanks.
Fossil In Coral? I Don't Have the Foggiest Idea
MyGodMagma posted a topic in Fossil IDI have another smaller piece of this black (coral?) with this vivid yellow in it, and it also has those yellow dots around the edge. This specimen has those interesting whorls in the yellow that remind me of beetle wings for some reason. Ideas?
Fossil ID Worm Shaped Clear Ridges (Distinctive line?)
MyGodMagma posted a topic in Fossil IDPhoto: top left Found in a small (10ft wide) woodland stream near the LA/MS border, (East Feliciana Parish, LA/Wilkinson County, MS) within the Citronelle Formation; formed during the Pliostene. While the Citronelle is oft noted to contain fewer saltwater fossils than expected for an ancient coastal plain, this stream has provided probably 95% of the marine fossils in my collection. As a longtime rockhounder but fresh off the boat newbie to fossil identification, I've struggled to find a match for this fossil. (The photo is one I had on hand, am preparing to paint and
Unknown Chert Gravel Fossil, Devonian Or Mississipian, Louisiana
verydeadthings posted a topic in Fossil IDI have been collecting chert gravel fossils from the Bogue Chitto river near Franklinton, LA off and on for the last couple of years. These fossils come from the Citronelle Formation, which is Pliocene in age, and contains mostly unconsolidated sands and silts, as well as rounded chert river gravel which contains paleozoic fossils. The age is poorly known, as far as I am aware, and probably contains fossils of very different age. The most reputable source I have found on the subject was mentioned in an earlier post in the Louisiana section of the forum: (http://www.msgravel.com/assets/1312/Roc