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Hi, first time on the site. Walking along a track beside a newly ploughed field on a hilltop in a small town in the south of England and came across a fossilised bone and wondered if anyone out there had any ideas as to what kind of animal it may have belonged - appreciate any feedback on this.

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Doesn't look like bone to me. More like severely weathered chert.

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It's a piece of Upper Cretaceous flint, with a sponge in the middle. Flint nodules very often form bone-like shapes. 

 

And welcome to the forum!

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Fossildude19

Moved to FOSSIL ID;) 

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