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Jun 9, 2018 11:38 AM

beach find - Marske, North Yorkshire

Hi there,


Can anyone identify this for me, please? I found it on the beach at Marske, North Yorkshire a couple of days ago. I'm relatively new to this - I can spot gryphea and corals, but I've not found anything like this before and have no idea what it is. Is it a fossil, or some kind of rock, do you think?


Thank you!

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    Jun 10, 2018 10:40 PM (in response to JAH)
    Re: beach find - Marske, North Yorkshire

    Hi - this is a very worn solitary coral, probably Carboniferous about 325 my. 


    It was probably transported by glaciers in the Ice Ages.  The Jurassic strata have an extensive cover of Superficial Deposits

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