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  1. Unique Rock - Fossil, or just cool?

    This is my first thread, but hopefully not my last. I have always loved picking up unique rocks ever since childhood, but only occasionally finding an obvious fossil. As an adult, I purchased my first home in southern Michigan, which I believe sits atop a moraine. This "moraine" is a 5 acre pile of sand, rocks, and boulders which rises about 40 feet higher than the surrounding fields. A few weeks ago, I found the pictured stone poking out of one of the slopes. I am fascinated by it, and am curious what it could be. The stone is triangular, approximately 20" long and 10" thick. The greenish layer visible is only a couple inches thick, with the remainder resembling a red granite. Aside from the organic feel, I am particularly fascinated by the 5" leaf shape on top with the "Z" inside of it. I just can't picture this being the result of rock formation/erosion. Thanks for any help!
  2. Fossil or not?

    I found a piece of gravel today that looked very different from the rest. Is it a fossil or is it just weathered granite? Thanks everyone!
  3. Granite

    From the album Calvert Cliffs - 3/7/17

    I thought these were interesting. Though not fossils they seem to be some form of metamorphic quartzite granite. I recently went through the Virginia Beach museum were an info panel said rocks from the Appalachians had shifted towards the bay over time, and helped to compose the glassy quartz based sand kernels. These rocks are evidence of their origin.
  4. Seed and Coprolite?

    Yesterday I looked in my batch of unattended rocks and found one very mixed fossiliferous rock I had been meaning to explore. These are two of the specimens I found inside:
  5. Poop Aka Coprolite? Diorite?

    Hey guys, found this in a gravel bed in central Iowa and am having trouble identifying it. I had originally thought it might be a native American artifact but the members at Arrowheadology disproved that and sent me here. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks!
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