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108 Views 4 Replies Last post: Aug 9, 2018 10:56 PM by Colin RSS
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Aug 9, 2018 2:15 PM

Fossil identification

Is this an ammonite impression, found whist on holiday near Poole, Dorset?

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    Aug 9, 2018 2:40 PM (in response to Simon)
    Re: Fossil identification

    Hello Simon, Yes it is an ammonite, but it looks as if it's more 'positive' than 'negative' , the white pieces of the shell appear to be sticking up through the grey (? Jurassic) clay. If you wanted to you could (with care) expose more of the shell by  gently scaping the clay off.


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    Aug 9, 2018 8:13 PM (in response to Simon)
    Re: Fossil identification

    This is not from Poole bedrock - can you give a more accurate location please?

    Maybe Kimmeridge direction?

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