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Goniatite?

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Don S

This was found in central Texas near some ammonites.  The appearance is very different than the others.  Does anyone know what this might be? 

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Max-fossils

Welcome to TFF!

The looks of it do seem to indicate some kind of cephalopod (you can see the lines separating the different chambers (septa?)). Which one, I can't say.

I will tag in @Uncle Siphuncle, I think he knows quite some stuff about Texan ammonites 

Best regards,

Max

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andreas

Worn Ammonite section, no Goniatit.

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-AnThOnY-

It is an ammonite, just very very worn

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Uncle Siphuncle

Yeah, that ammo has experienced some extensive high energy fluid transport, possibly multiple events.   You might need to cover lots of ground upstream to find the source.  As far as ID goes, no one can say much in that condition.  Best bet is to note what formation is mapped a few miles upstream, then compare w ammos of similar proportions from the upstream faunal list.

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