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Found Middle TN Root fossil?


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An interestingly shaped iron concretion, Methinks. :)

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I agree. The thing is, roots make a fine template for interestingly shaped iron concretions. Finding some residual carbon would be a better indication of it though. 

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The Natchez Trace in TN runs entirely on paleozoic rocks that are formed from marine sediments, so fossil roots are very unlikely to be present. Could be a cast formed in an animal burrow, or a suggestively shaped concretion. 

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There is a high amount of ironstone present in the area, also iron concretions. I agree with the others, being a concretion with iron content.

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