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The Supreme Canuck
2005-Apr-28, 02:06 AM
I found it on a beach in either North or South Carolina a number of years ago. Looks kind of like a tooth to me, but I could just be seeing things. It seems to definitely be made of stone, and it certainly doesn't look like someone carved it out.

Photos (Click for a larger image):

http://photobucket.com/albums/y68/The_Supreme_Canuck/th_IMG_0366.jpg (http://photobucket.com/albums/y68/The_Supreme_Canuck/?action=view&current=IMG_0366.jpg)

http://photobucket.com/albums/y68/The_Supreme_Canuck/th_IMG_0365.jpg (http://photobucket.com/albums/y68/The_Supreme_Canuck/?action=view&current=IMG_0365.jpg)

http://photobucket.com/albums/y68/The_Supreme_Canuck/th_IMG_0363.jpg (http://photobucket.com/albums/y68/The_Supreme_Canuck/?action=view&current=IMG_0363.jpg)

Sorry for the poor quality of the large images. My digital camera doesn't like zooming in that close to something that small.

Sam5
2005-Apr-28, 03:13 AM
It looks like some kind of seed to me.

the_shaggy_one
2005-Apr-28, 03:13 AM
It could be a fossil. Clearer images would help :P

Candy
2005-Apr-28, 07:13 AM
It looks like an arrow head to me, not yet finished. That's just from the photo's posted.

archman
2005-Apr-28, 08:11 AM
Fossil internal cast/mold (sorry I get them confused) of a bivalve. I have a pile of the things in my office. They vary taxonomically and in geologic age... yours is probably Cenozoic if it came off a beach in the Carolinas.

Maksutov
2005-Apr-28, 09:01 AM
Fossil internal cast/mold (sorry I get them confused) of a bivalve. I have a pile of the things in my office. They vary taxonomically and in geologic age... yours is probably Cenozoic if it came off a beach in the Carolinas.
Good work!

It would be a casting, the mold was the bivalve's shells.

Time to drag out my Crinoid fossils to see if you can date them! :D

The Supreme Canuck
2005-Apr-28, 06:30 PM
Fossil internal cast/mold (sorry I get them confused) of a bivalve. I have a pile of the things in my office. They vary taxonomically and in geologic age... yours is probably Cenozoic if it came off a beach in the Carolinas.

Ah! Wonderful, thank you!

Sam5
2005-Apr-28, 06:37 PM
See the drawings at the bottom of this page:

http://gpc.edu/~pgore/geology/historical_lab/preslab_exercises.php

Candy
2005-Apr-28, 06:55 PM
Wow, look at the very bottom of the page.


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2005-Apr-28, 06:57 PM
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Captain Kidd
2005-Apr-28, 07:14 PM
Neat, I never seem to find anything cool. Even the buckeyes I've found are usually rotten or cracked.



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You have to refresh once. Ohterwise you see who was there right before. Or at least it was that way with me.

Candy
2005-Apr-28, 07:19 PM
You have to refresh once. Otherwise, you see who was there right before. Or at least it was that way with me.
I don't think this is you, right?


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SeanF
2005-Apr-28, 07:21 PM
This is apparently me:


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For some reason that makes me feel good . . . :)

Candy
2005-Apr-28, 07:24 PM
This is apparently me:


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For some reason that makes me feel good . . . :)
I got that too, when I did a refresh. Do it again, SeanF? :lol:

Candy
2005-Apr-28, 07:40 PM
I'm sorry for derailing this thread, but this is kind of fun!


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SeanF? :lol: