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Re: Fossils

Post by Dzombo » Wed May 06, 2020 11:28 am

Richprins wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 5:45 pm
Is this a fossil?
Given to me as part of a potted plant ensemble 20 years ago. The plants have been dead for 19 years...
Not sure.
I think it could be a coral. But that's not my area.

I can ask on a specialist fossil forum
RP - can I download the photos and ask there?

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Re: Fossils

Post by Richprins » Wed May 06, 2020 1:28 pm

Yes please, Dzombs! \O ^Q^
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Re: Fossils

Post by Dzombo » Fri May 08, 2020 10:03 am

Richprins wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 1:28 pm
Yes please, Dzombs!
According to the experts this is either a coral or a sponge.
Can't really id it further without knowing exactly where it was collected

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Re: Fossils

Post by Richprins » Fri May 08, 2020 6:32 pm

:ty: Dzombs!

I think it came from the mountains around Nelspruit somewhere?
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Re: Fossils

Post by Dzombo » Sun May 10, 2020 5:04 pm

Richprins wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 6:32 pm
:ty: Dzombs!

I think it came from the mountains around Nelspruit somewhere?
I think I am going to leave it at that.
Although at the time, collecting may have been ok, now it’s not
Don’t want that crowd getting all p c with me.

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Re: Fossils

Post by Richprins » Sun May 10, 2020 5:43 pm

:shock:

0: 0-

lol
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Re: Fossils

Post by Dzombo » Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:59 am

Received this recently:

Stromatolite - Cotham Marble. Fossilised cyanobacteria
Triassic (Approx 208 mya)
13 cm
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Re: Fossils

Post by Richprins » Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:07 am

Pretty! :-0
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Re: Fossils

Post by Flutterby » Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:17 am

:yes: \O

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