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Gareth

Hi 

 

I would really appreciate some of your opinions on what this fossil is. I found it in my garden when cutting stones to make a pond. All of the boulders came from this area.  

 

I have done a little research on the local geology here and it seems the bedrock is from the triassic.

 

many thanks

 

 

 

 

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TqB

There's not a lot of detail but my first guess is that it's a bit of Carboniferous sandstone with part of an orthocone nautiloid - there's plenty of glacial erratic Carboniferous material around, even if it's not that nearby as bedrock. 

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Pemphix

i do not see anything on the photo pointing to orthocone nautiloid.

I think it is a piece of plant, eventually missing the coaly coating or some kind of burrow.

More pics from the side (end of the fossil) would be helpful for ID.

 

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Gareth

Thanks guys. Here are some more pictures...

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Gareth

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RJB

I think Pemphix is on to someting about it being a burrow?

 

RB

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Gareth

Hi

Thanks for taking the time to reply.

do you mean the hole in the end is a burrow or the entire object?

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Pemphix
On 6.10.2019 at 3:12 PM, Gareth said:

Hi

Thanks for taking the time to reply.

do you mean the hole in the end is a burrow or the entire object?

The whole structure including the hole.

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