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sponge or corral?...variety?


hndmarshall

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I agree with Hans. Not a coral, but the spongy structure leads me in two direction: sponge or bone. I'm inclined to believe it is bone with trabecular structure.

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1 minute ago, hndmarshall said:

cool have a few more someplace

The geologic period, formation and general location where it was found is important in helping determine ID. Some formations may have both terrestrial and marine environments or exclusively one or the other. 

Location could rule out sponge or bone. 

Also, other fossils found in the immediate area are very good clues too.

Are you able to provide any of that info?

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2 minutes ago, KimTexan said:

The geologic period, formation and general location where it was found is important in helping determine ID. Some formations may have both terrestrial and marine environments or exclusively one or the other. 

Location could rule out sponge or bone. 

Also, other fossils found in the immediate area are very good clues too.

Are you able to provide any of that info?

sorry am in Brookshire texas and this as with many other items came in a dump of gravel not sure where the gravel came from.

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