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Unknown fossil found at Don Valley Brick Works, Toronto, ON, Canada

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hong

Hi everyone, I found some interesting fossils/stones today, its around 8 cm each in length. Can anyone identify them? Thanks a lot!

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markjw

That's super. I hope someone can identify them.

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erose

Bivalve. Some type of elongate clam. Just the outline is left and maybe a little if the thin shell along one edge. 

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bethk

The rock layer underlying Toronto is late Ordovician (Georgian Bay Formation). Not sure what this is but thought the time period might help.

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hong

thank you very much:yay-smiley-1:

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Monica

I agree with the others - they are definitely bivalves.  To me they look like they could be from the family Modiomorphidae, which includes genera such as Cymatonota, Ortonella, Modiolopsis, Colpomya, and Pholadomorpha (all of which can be found in southern Ontario).  Congrats on the finds!

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