The assumed fossil at top right is in a cavity and is difficult to photograph as seen by the naked eye. It has the appearance of a re-crystallized bone joint such as of a toe digit. It is well formed and very discernible. The fossils in the limestone matrix are not as discernible and indicate the metamorphosis of the limestone.
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This specimen is yet to be identified. As seen in the next picture, the end has the appearance of a perfect, perpendicular fracture and most interestingly a series of crisscrossing "cuts" along the fracture surface.
Large fossil at top right has a series of longitudinal grooves going around it. It is yet to be identified.
Worthy of a museum exhibition!
This solitary coral (Rugosa Coral) is about 1.75 inches in height, not counting the rock, which is 6 inches in height. It dates to the Silurian and Devonian Periods--about 395-435 million years when Maine was connected with Africa on the Equator and before the age of Dynosaurs and Mammals. It was found in the debris over a limestone bedrock outcrop about 10 miles from Stratton, Maine, in July, 2004.
This specimen above the coin is yet to be identified.
A fossil of a snail to the right of the coin., believed to be of the Silurian Period--395-430 million years ago!
A snail, yet to be dug out believed to be of the Silurian Period--395-430 million years ago!
To the right of the coin is a fairly large snail. You can detect the swirl. Believed to be of the Silurian Period--395-430 million years ago!
Bottom--Coral which grows in colonies believed to be of the Silurian Period--395-430 million years ago!
I don't know what the item on top is, yet.
Yet to be identified.
The crown of a Crinoid.Just to the right of it is a piece of a crinoid stem believed to be of the Silurian Period--395-430 million years ago!
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