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Something keeps telling me to look further, but I believe this is part of answering how big of an event happened here. This stone was pulled from a vein that was sandwiched in a softer than limestone but more like granite. Sorry no picture of that. I was intrigued by the crystal structure of the crystals that had been knocked free by free range cattle and deer. My first thoughts were of petrified wood since it's literally just about everywhere if you look. But I could not figure out in the world a piece of wood might petrify, #1 clear #2 with opposing angles. These pieces did not seem to fit w
oilshale posted a fossil in Coleoids (Belemnites, Squid)shocked / brecciated Belemnite from the Nördlinger Ries asteroid impact. For more information about the Nördlinger Ries and shocked Belemnites: http://www.impact-structures.com/impact-germany/the-ries-impact-structure-germany/deformations/ Pachibelemnopsis canaliculata is lower or middle Callovian - the type species is from the Ornatenton Formation, Ottingen. This belemnite may not actually be the same species if it's Bajocian, but should be closely related.