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Is it the bottom of one of your shoes?

 

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JohnJ
6 minutes ago, Pauloceratops said:

Is it the bottom of one of your shoes?

 

@Pauloceratops welcome to The Forum.  :)  This topic is 7 pages long; you can see the page numbers at the bottom of each page.  It's a fascinating story and investigation once you completely read the topic.  ;) 

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Pauloceratops

Ahh yes...if Dolf Seilacher said (and published) that it was some kind of special concretion then that must be right. Shame that he is no longer with us. A great man.

Very interesting. I have never seen anything like it at all.

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Pauloceratops

Wow! What a gorgeous find.....thank you for posting it.........is it made of chert Sir?

(Paul Stevenson, Rugby, England, MSc MA)

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Fossildude19

Nice examples, Lori! 

Thanks for posting them here. 

Regards,

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abyssunder

Great ones, Lori! :)
Your specimens are close to those I've mentioned in my post in page 5 of the topic, related to icycatelf 's  find. In that thread Carl said "... I have seen this on nodules in South Dakota in the badlands." - referring, probably, to ones like yours.

 link to that thread

 

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GeschWhat
11 minutes ago, abyssunder said:

Great ones, Lori! :)
Your specimens are close to those I've mentioned in my post in page 5 of the topic, related to icycatelf 's  find. In that thread Carl said "... I have seen this on nodules in South Dakota in the badlands." - referring, probably, to ones like yours.

 link to that thread

 

Thank you for the link, abysunder. I don't know how you are able to keep track of everything. You must have a photographic memory. It is clear that I'm going to have to start following more threads! A lot of times if something seems to have been identified, I just take a look and move on. I should have known Carl would have seen these before. Coprolites and concretions are the best! :)

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shel67

Wow! This is really beautiful! 

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Rank Amateur

My guess is that it is part of  a broken memento someone threw or dropped into the stream. 

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ynot
29 minutes ago, Rank Amateur said:

My guess is that it is part of  a broken memento someone threw or dropped into the stream. 

Did You read the whole thread?

It was determined to be a natural geologic creation, not man made.

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piranha
Just now, ynot said:

Did You read the whole thread?

 

 

Why bother?  Too much work!  lol :P

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Shamalama

May want to lock this thread to further comments due to it's length and complexity. It is a fascinating thread but no need to resurrect it every time some one sees the first picture and comments.

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Kane

And... The thread was locked for posterity. :)

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