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Gastropod Fossil Find Today

Post by mrix » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:15 pm

Hello all, decided to try some fossil hunting today ::g
A few hours passed with no luck until this little fella caught my eye B-)




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Re: Gastropod Find Today

Post by Oxgirl36 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:21 pm

Very nice, better than a clod shot by a long way. Lucky thing to have such stunning ones at that beach ::g

You’ve got me looking for fossils everywhere now too. Found 1 yesterday and another today. Its actually rather addictive :D
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Re: Gastropod Find Today

Post by Doyoudigitman » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:27 pm

Great stuff nice find ::g

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Re: Gastropod Find Today

Post by Blackadder43 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:28 pm

omg i am soo looking forward to coming down...thats a cracker well done
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Re: Gastropod Find Today

Post by Ladybird66 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:46 pm

Well spotted mrix. I’ve got a distant cousin who lives down that way. I half joked about visiting so I could go fossil hunting but so far she hasn’t taken the bait.
Something I’d like to do. I just walk along listening and swinging but keep my eyes busy at the same time.
Usualy manage something ‘odd’, makes my day.

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Re: Gastropod Find Today

Post by sweepstick47 » Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:24 am

It's an absolute beauty, complete and in super condition ::g
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Re: Gastropod Find Today

Post by Stillburning » Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:45 am

Very nice find and the video was a good watch ::g
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Re: Gastropod Find Today

Post by poly » Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:52 am

That’s a very nice gastropod you’ve found there, quite uncommon to see a specimen with the siphonal canal complete. Here is a link to a very good website which may aid identification for any Eocene specimens you find: http://www.dmap.co.uk/fossils/
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Re: Gastropod Find Today

Post by mrix » Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:54 am

poly wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:52 am
That’s a very nice gastropod you’ve found there, quite uncommon to see a specimen with the siphonal canal complete. Here is a link to a very good website which may aid identification for any Eocene specimens you find: http://www.dmap.co.uk/fossils/
Thanks Poly, that resource looks ideal ::g B-)

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