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Some Cretaceous Limestone Standouts, Not Even Sure If They Are Fossils

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I got in a nice sunset hunt last night. Heavy rain has washed a little of my hilltop spot away and I found some good stuff... A beautiful scallorn point, some 19th century glass, some shells, and a few unidentified things that caught my eye. They all either just looked out of place or appeared to have some form. Some might just be weathered rock. These were all found in Burnet County, Texas on the Eastern Edwards Plateau. I found a snapped stalactite base in this same formation so there might have been a cavern at some point at this spot. Thanks for looking.

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Beekeeper

I find these all over. Not sure what they are. (Sorry for the large pics & multiple replies, I'm posting remotely & can't resize the pics.)

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Beekeeper

I thought this looked like a claw or maybe the rim of a shell?

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Beekeeper

Thought this one could be a bone, it was sticking out like a sore thumb.

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Plax

1 looks like weathered limestone, possibly from a cave feature

2 looks like a piece of ammonite

3 is a bone but not a clue to what

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John K

I thought this looked like a claw or maybe the rim of a shell?

inner whorl of a Placenticeras ammonite?

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Foshunter

I agree with the above and nice point, for sure would look for some more----Tom

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wfrr

is that a toe bone in that 1st picture? nice point too!

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JohnJ

Not sure what the irregular trio is, but the partial ammonite may be an Engonceras sp. However, I don't see the large lobed sutures typical of the genus on your fragment, so it may be one of the other Albian aged ammonites in the area. The "bone" looking thing doesn't really look like bone to me...a lot of broken burrow casts in the local geology can imitate bones. Additional photos could provide more info.

Looks like a varied and interesting hunt. :)

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crinoid1

Looks like you had quite a productive trip! I'm loving the partial ammonite.

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