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Belemnites

Introduction

Bullet-shaped fossils called belemnites occur commonly in rocks of Jurassic and Cretaceous age (65-205 million years old). They can be found weathered out of clays and chalks in great abundance at some localities.

In fossil folklore they are often referred to as thunderbolts.

   
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