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Sulphur Creek Mystery Fossils

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UncoilingGLaDOS

I have some mystery fossils from Ladonia, Texas, collected in the Sulphur Creek riverbed. I'm not sure if the fragments are identifiable, but there is one i fine interesting I'd like to get opinions on, I'll start with that one! (after an overall shot:)overall.thumb.jpg.c5738d63265b6c903d7ad717a06994e1.jpgThe fossil I'm finding particularly interesting is the second from right (detail shots below)
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THis is a total guess but is it a fish fin possibly? Or a small plant?
Next is a jaw fragment I'd love to know anything more about:
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UncoilingGLaDOS

images continued:
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Last is another interesting one, I have no ideas about this but despite how bone-like it looks i am pretty cetain its fossilized and not a bone covered in concrete or a conglomerate:
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and finally ( thanks if you made it this far!) a nice baculite:IMG_E7969.thumb.JPG.d7032d35c3a22919a97c45287d1aab9f.JPG
 

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ynot

First 2 are fish.

Last one is a belemnite.

No idea on the other piece.

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Bronzviking

The last one has the pattern (complex suture) of a Baculites ("walking stick rock") is an extinct genus of cephalopods with a nearly straight shell.

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Tidgy's Dad

The jaw section could be mosasaur or Xiphactinus, I think. 

Agree with a species of Baculites, a heteromorph ammonite for the last one.

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UncoilingGLaDOS

Thanks so much for the info guys! Definitely getting closer on the mystery fossils! still very curious if anyone can help me know more about that hollow bone or the fin-looking fossil, but its great to know a little more about the baculite and jaw fragment for sure :D

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Heteromorph
1 hour ago, UncoilingGLaDOS said:

Thanks so much for the info guys! Definitely getting closer on the mystery fossils! still very curious if anyone can help me know more about that hollow bone or the fin-looking fossil, but its great to know a little more about the baculite and jaw fragment for sure :D

The hollow structure could be some kind of borrow, but other than that it is hard to say. I do agree that it doesn’t really look bone.

 

Either way, nice specimens! 

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