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Possible coprolite with insect wing fossil? Upstate NY Hudson valley find


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I found this in orange county, Hudson valley NY. The specimen is approximately 6 inches in diameter. It has little tunnel like holes in it and this ridged fossil. Could this be a coprolite? Is the fossil a wing, or could it be plant material? Thank you for your help! 




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It's a fenestrate bryozoan. Google it. They are really cool-lookin fossils. Look where you found this one because where there's one, there's more. You should be able to find bigger and better.

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That is seriously so exciting...I absolutely will. We're very close to the black dirt/drowned lands which are well known for fossils so to find even this was really exciting for me

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I also found some pretty cool rocks, no fossils in these ones though but I think they're mica and calcite with some purple coloring in the one





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The purple-ish bits look like Rosy Quartz.

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