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Ball Shaped Object Found In Flint

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baggeh    0
baggeh

Hi everyone I'm new so hello!

I found a ball shaped object in flint with my young son and we were both curious as to what it could be.

It is round, came out in one piece when I hit the flint with a hammer and it has uniform hexagonal shapes across the top with rows of indentations. I hope the image is OK? Of not I can get more..

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araucaria1959    11
araucaria1959

Hello and welcome to the forum!

This is a sea urchin Echinocorys from the upper cretaceous.

araucaria1959

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the tatter    4
the tatter

Welcome to the forum, wow I wish my first find was so awesome.

Marilyn

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Kosmoceras    105
Kosmoceras

Araucaria1959 is correct. It would have originated from the Upper Chalk once apon a time. Nice find.

Regards,

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baggeh    0
baggeh

Well thank you all for your speedy replies.. A sea urchin? How interesting and my son will be so pleased.

What a fantastic forum! (-:

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Missourian    376
Missourian

Very nice!

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lissa318    102
lissa318

Welcome to the forum and great find! :)

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