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possible Ontario river fossils?

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Wrangellian

Can anyone identify the possible location where these might have been picked up? These are some of the last remaining unidentified and un-located items that I acquired from the old rockhound couple in Nanaimo, that caused me to come to TFF for ID help in the first place. I'm only getting around to it now. These aren't the most spectacular or important fossils, but it's always worth it if you can attach some info to them. Otherwise I'll eventually toss them out for garden rockery, probably.

I thought I saw some similar items that someone had posted not too long ago, from a river in Ontario, in a town that started with P - Pickering? But I never followed up on it and I can't find that topic now.

I suspect these are all from the same area, whatever area that is. They're all Paleozoic marine, and all but #3 are water-worn.

First: This first piece I have already posted but I never got any confident answers about it. Maybe combined with the others I'll get further with it.

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Wrangellian

Piece #2:

 

waterworn brachs (1).jpg

waterworn brachs (2).jpg

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Wrangellian

Piece #3:

The masking take seems to say 'Peg 9', but I can't imagine what that would mean.

 

 

Peg 9 (1).jpg

Peg 9 (2).jpg

Peg 9 (3).jpg

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Kane

 

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Wrangellian

Thanks, but I thought I should included it here for convenience. (I'm not done)

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Wrangellian

The rest (with piece #1):

I can take closer pics of any of these if necessary.

 

Ontario1a shr.jpg

Ontario1b shr.jpg

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Kane

Others may find it useful to see what was said already about the initial pieces posted here.

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Wrangellian

Thanks Kane, that's at least something.

btw I can't even recall whether it was the first piece or some of the others that were reminiscent of the other ones I saw on TFF.. so that may not be much of a lead.

 

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Peat Burns
4 hours ago, Wrangellian said:

Piece #2:

 

 

waterworn brachs (2).jpg

If there are plications in the sulcus of the brachiopod in this piece (I can't tell for sure from the photo on my phone), it could be an orthid.  Spiriferids are extremely rare in the Ordovician and only in the latest Ordovician.  So whether or not it's a spiriferid can be helpful in discerning age 

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Wrangellian

Hmmm... I can't see for sure - it is only an impression and what there is of it is only about 8mm across - but doesn't seem to have any.

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Peat Burns
28 minutes ago, Wrangellian said:

Hmmm... I can't see for sure - it is only an impression and what there is of it is only about 8mm across - but doesn't seem to have any.

Ok. I thought I was seeing ghosts of plications, but maybe not.

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Wrangellian

Oh I see what you mean.. misunderstood the terminology. It definitely has those!

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