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Hi! While looking around the steps outside Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum, I came across this which looks a lot like the cross section of a bone?? Unfortunately I have no information as to where this rock was quarried, so I don't know how old it is... I'm attaching another photo to show the other kind of fossils that can be seen on the steps. I assumed they were some kind of marine creatures (rudists maybe, which I'm used to seeing in other parts of the city, in a different type of rock), which is why a bone seems a bit crazy. It would be nice to know what you guys make of
Hi!! Two mystery fossils on a wall in San Sebastian (Basque Country, Spain). Other fossils in the same rock are Neridea. In the first photo, I wonder about the little "cells" that can be seen. Is this coral or something?? Looks different from other corals I've seen, and the shape is so strange! The second photo is a large shell? A rudist? A gastropod? Thanks for your help!!! :-) Elizabeth
Hi! First time posting! :-) I've been hunting around for "urban fossils" in my city. I'm really used to seeing rudists everywhere, and whenever I come across anything else (like a piece of coral or a gastropod) I get excited. Today I saw something I had supposed was a gastropod shell section (now I'm not so sure), but it has a peculiar design, and I wonder if anyone can tell me what this design is. It seems to be some kind of internal structure in the shell? I'm attaching two photos of a close up of two different specimens and then a broader picture of anothe
Hi all, Found these itty bitties in a park in Orillia, Ontario. They’re not in situ as they’re in ornamental stones around the playground. We also find lots of gastropods and brahiopods in these stones. Not having rocks in situ is less than ideal but “urban fossil hunting” is awesome when you’ve got young kids in tow! I’ve never actually seen ostracod fossils before, so just wondering if these could be some? They look like the approximate right shape. They are quite tiny, around 3-4 mm. Canadian quarter for scale. Thanks for any help! Gavy