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 Post subject: Carboniferous corals again
PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:07 pm 
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OK, first post on this lovely new forum :?

Just for fun, going to start with some red corals.
In case you missed it on UKF, here's the humble Siphonodendron junceum in unusual guise, in an iron rich nodular bump on top of an ordinary grey limestone:
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OK, maybe attached files are better than imageshack? - I'll try again...

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 Post subject: Re: Carboniferous corals again
PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:16 pm 
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Let's see how this goes: (the corallites are 2mm diameter)


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 Post subject: Re: Carboniferous corals again
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Flippin' 'eck!! Those almost look man made... Quite incredible! :D

Good show, Tarquin!

ps. They do look SO much better now you've made them attachments.

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 Post subject: Re: Carboniferous corals again
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At the risk of repeating myself... WOW!!! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Carboniferous corals again
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Thanks, Geth - they took me by surprise too - here's one from a couple of days ago that I've just put on UKF. An erratic from N. Yorks coast, I want to know what bed it came from...

Lithostrotion vorticale


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that first one is the most amazing fossil i have seen in a long time


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Yeah, I saw it on there (loved your daughter's knit wear!! :D)... I take it you've not found anything else like the above, similar preservation and all...?

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that first one is the most amazing fossil i have seen in a long time


You can't argue with the man^

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Thanks, Gary, Geth! - nothing else quite like either of these, a few other red ones to come though.

Here's the second pebble as found, obvious enough for most people to pick up so I'd expect a few more to show up in collections if there's any sort of quantity on the beaches. Perhaps Holderness?


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 Post subject: Re: Carboniferous corals again
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Good point, Tarquin. From my (very) limited experience of Speeton, you might also expect to find similar erratics there as well... Maybe? :?

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