Please help identify these marine fossils
Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Member
Discoveries
 
Results 1 to 3 of 3
Like Tree2Likes
  • 1 Post By Trobinson41
  • 1 Post By NJearthman

Thread: Please help identify these marine fossils

« Prev Thread | Next Thread »
  1. #1

    Jan 2021
    2
    1 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Please help identify these marine fossils

    I saw these in Imperial County in Southern California, USA. The fossils there are supposed to be around 6 million years old. There were lots of fossils of scallops, gastropods, and oysters mixed in with many of these cone-shaped fossils. Many of them had 4 ridged columns running the length of the cone. (I expect the others would have had them to. They just didn't preserve.) One of the photos shows two smaller cones preserved leaning against each other.
    Thanks!
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	DSC_3219_00064.jpg 
Views:	8 
Size:	752.2 KB 
ID:	1893234   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	DSC_3224_00069.1.jpg 
Views:	10 
Size:	440.3 KB 
ID:	1893235   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	DSC_3224_00069.jpg 
Views:	10 
Size:	585.3 KB 
ID:	1893236   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	DSC_3231_00076-1.jpg 
Views:	8 
Size:	442.6 KB 
ID:	1893237  
    AnneWH likes this.

  2. #2

    Oct 2020
    Central Jersey THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE
    AT PRO, EQUINOX 600
    33
    56 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Possibly scaphopods. Google scaphopoda and then click on images. The long narrow ridge shaped conical tusk-like features are the shells of scaphopods. The conical speckled shape form they are in is just the rock matrix.
    Trobinson41 likes this.

  3. #3

    Jan 2021
    2
    1 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    They do like they might be scaphopods. It's odd several of them always seem to group together with a cone shaped rock matrix connecting them. Next time I visit the area I might be able to get a better idea what's going on with them, now that I'm armed with this info. Thanks for the suggestion!

 

 

Home | Forum | Active Topics | What's New

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. How can I clean these marine shell fossils?
    By Chrysalyst in forum Fossils
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: Aug 02, 2019, 08:14 PM
  2. Replies: 2
    Last Post: Jun 05, 2016, 01:17 PM
  3. St George UT marine fossils
    By StephLeighC in forum Fossils
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: Mar 03, 2016, 04:08 PM
  4. Some Marine Fossils!
    By old digger in forum Fossils
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: Jul 22, 2013, 10:08 PM
  5. Pa. FOSSILS -marine cretaceous? Help I.D.
    By JUDDZILLA in forum Fossils
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: Jan 28, 2012, 08:48 PM

Tags for this Thread

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.3.0