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Possible fossilized or petrified reptile head?


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Found in North Central Texas. I need help Identifying this object, it resembles a small (1-1/2"x2-1/2") reptile head. Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated.

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First off welcome to the forum. But I’m sorry to say it’s not a reptile head. They just don’t fossilize like that. Theres no bilateral symetry, no bone, no teeth, sutures, eye sockets, teeth etc. I’m not seeing anything fossil related here at all…

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Welcome to the Forum !

And sorry to dissapoint, but thats not a petrified reptile head, they dont fossilize in that way. I agree with the others, thats not a reptile head, its just a rock.

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Welcome to the Forum. :)

 

Unfortunately, it is a metamorphic rock.
No fossil shown.  :(

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As the others have said, not a fossil 

It’s a suggestively shaped rock 

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3 hours ago, Fossildude19 said:

Welcome to the Forum. :)

 

Unfortunately, it is a metamorphic rock.
No fossil shown.  :(

I have to question the metamorphic part. It doesn't look like it to me. As far as I know, the area doesn't have a lot of metamorphic rock. 

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13 hours ago, Rockwood said:

I have to question the metamorphic part. It doesn't look like it to me. As far as I know, the area doesn't have a lot of metamorphic rock. 

 

Entirely possible it isn't metamorphic. Not a geologist, but it looked like one to me..  :shrug:

Main point is, it IS NOT a fossil of any kind.

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It looks like botryoidal chalcedony that filled and hollow space in a rock.

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