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daves64

I bought a "little" package of Lee Creek matrix from @PaleoRon recently. It came in yesterday & I started digging. Lots of teeth & vertebrae so far & I'm barely into it. I found this one thing I'm not sure what it is, but it looks cool. 11 mm in length x 6 mm wide & stuck to a rock. Pics are at 55x magnification showing top, both ends (sort of) & both sides (sort of). Wasn't easy to get some of the pics, but here they are. Not sure if its a coral or shell or just some ordinary oddity. 

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sixgill pete

Interesting. I have gone through hundreds of pounds of Lee Creek matrix over the years and I have not seen anything like it.

It gives me a molluscan vibe, but then it doesn't. Wish I could be more helpful than that.

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Fossildude19

Looks like a very worn shell bit to me. :unsure: 

Something similar to this, maybe? 

 

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This is a Giant Cockle shell, from this website.

The patterning on these looks a bit similar to the ones on your item.

 

 

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Tidgy's Dad

+1 for worn shell fragment. 

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