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  1. #1

    May 2013
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    Interesting surface pitting

    Hey everyone,

    My mom found this last week in FL - told her I would see what folks had to say. Gulf coast south of Sarasota. Have not seen anything before with this type of pattern on it. It's about the size of a quarter. Thoughts?
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  2. #2
    Feb 2009
    Northcentral Florida
    958 times
    It appears to be a neural bone from a soft shell turtle, Apalone ferox. Your bone articulates with this one:

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  3. #3
    Feb 2008
    SE Missouri
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    TH'ing, fishing, reading, cooking
    Harry, what would we do without you!? Wish I had just a smidgeon of the knowledge you have, & I thank you for sharing it.
    ncuke, nice find. Is your mom going to look for more?
    dancing in the fire!

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    May 2012
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  5. #5
    Dec 2012
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    Yep. Very common vertebrate fossil.
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