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Central Texas Creek Find I.D. Help Needed

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willtexas07

Found this and wish it was a mystical ancient pearl, bet it is not.  Any ideas?

 

Thanks!

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ynot

Not seeing any ornamentation or  biologic patterns.

I think concretion.

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FrozenFlame

I agree with ynot above, definitely looks like concentration, worth smacking it open?

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willtexas07

Thanks so much for the replies!  Will crack it open. 

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fossilnut

Before you crack it, is it attached to a shell fragment? Can't tell from the picture for sure but looks like a possible piece of shell. If so, it is likely a non-nacreous blister pearl. I have read about fossil pearls from Texas. See my post entitled "Blister pearl". BTW what is its size? If it is a blister pearl congratulations, they are fairly RARE

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Fossildude19
2 hours ago, fossilnut said:

Before you crack it, is it attached to a shell fragment? Can't tell from the picture for sure but looks like a possible piece of shell. If so, it is likely a non-nacreous blister pearl. I have read about fossil pearls from Texas. See my post entitled "Blister pearl". BTW what is its size? If it is a blister pearl congratulations, they are fairly RARE

 

 

Not shell material, I think. :unsure: 

Just a bit of limestone, or chert.

Concretion is most likely here. 

 

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Max-fossils

@fossilnut I agree with Tim, I see absolutely nothing that screams out (or even softly whispers :P) "shell" to me.

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cowgirlfossils

Shot from a musket?  So perfectly round.

Ya never know.

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