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Offline instigator24

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Is this normal inside of plate layers?
« on: 09/08/2016 23:53:11 »
I found this place near my home along the bay of fundy. It is amazing and the plate layers are so clear. I have honestly never seen so many fossils in my life! However, I noticed something weird in the layers that seems strange to me, given the terrain and the location. I have attached a photo of the object from a few feet away. I do have others, but I would have to make them too small to see properly.

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Re: Is this normal inside of plate layers?
« Reply #1 on: 10/08/2016 03:28:14 »
Here is a closer pic
 

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Re: Is this normal inside of plate layers?
« Reply #2 on: 10/08/2016 23:07:04 »
Possibly some sort of concretion?
 

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Re: Is this normal inside of plate layers?
« Reply #3 on: 12/08/2016 05:40:49 »
Concretions are rocks made from "roundish" balls of mud that become "petrified" - solidified into rocks. Since they are made in water they are found in sedimentary rocks, the layering. Oh, Bass you aren't too bad for hardrock geologist.

They are normal.
 

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