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Hi guys Went over to Sheppey yesterday to see what I could find... I'm a total novice, so I tend to pick up anything with an interesting shape and/or texture. Found some pyritised wood/twigs, a bit of crab in a phosphatic nodule, a little gastropod and some very round seed pods. The following pics are of the ones I had trouble figuring out due to their shapes resembling other things. Any clues would be great! Thanks ONE I'd like to think it's some kind of pointy reptile scute, but from my browse online it's possibly a pyritised seed husk? 3rd pic shows the dep
ziggycardon posted a topic in Questions & AnswersHi I have a question regarding storing and safely displaying a pyrite fossil. I have read a great deal about pyrite disease so I know that's something to be carefull of and I have read you best keep them away from humid and store them in an air-sealed container. And now that's where I am heading with this question, what is all considered as a possible air-sealed container? I am currently keeping my pyrite ammonite (Pleuroceras Spinatum from Buttenheim in Germany) in a small transparent box as seen in the photo below, but is this good enough? Is this air-tight and will this prot
This is a nice chunk of pyrite I picked up in a southern Iowa limestone quarry. The surrounding limestone is mildly fossiliferous. Is this just a goofy shaped chunk of pyrite or could it be a coprolite or could it have a fossil inside it. I have a pyrite ball that I found that contained a cool fossil gastropod. I am temped to cut this one but maybe it is nothing. Thanks for your thoughts. Max