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Pretty sure it's a fossil scallop? Found in Dunedin FL

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CousinLarry

Found this amongst some rocks and Agatized Coral at Dunedin Causeway in FL. Can anyone confirm that it's actually a fossil? And not just a modern cement mixer or something?!

 

Pretty sure it is a fossil! Thanks IMG_20190314_180822.jpg

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CousinLarry

One more pic

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Ludwigia

It looks real enough to me, but maybe one of the locals can answer with more certainty.

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Fossildude19

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Auspex

The matrix looks like the familiar Florida limestone karst.
Fossil gets my vote.

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ynot

+1 for fossil.

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CousinLarry

Woohoo! Thought so. It's cool looking, usually I just see the rock with the shell imprint. This is both sides of the scallop. Cool!

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Plantguy

Yep that is a cool fossil find. I agree with the others...especially with both valves being present. Not sure what kind of pecten it is..maybe Argopecten but maybe Mike can say with these limited view...

Nice find. 

Regards, Chris 

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CousinLarry

A few closer pics .

 

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Shellseeker

Definitely a Pecten and a fossil.  I really like it when I am finding both shells and shark teeth in the same location.

It will take MikeR to identify the specific shell... Jack

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CousinLarry

Unfortunately no shark teeth where I live! I have to travel 1hr + to get anywhere productive.

 

But the fishing is out if this world :D

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MikeR

Yes fossil.  Possibly Argopecten comparilis.

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