Fossil?

by Gary Hutchins
(Charlotte, NC)





Maybe found at the beach...don't remember. Please help...thanks

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Cockle
by: Doug

This fossil is a cast of a cockle, a bivalve related to clams. A cast forms when the inside of the shell fills with sand and other sediments and over time minerals like calcium carbonate glue the sediments together. The original shell disolves and the cast is left.

If you google fossil heart shaped bivalve" you will see specimens similar to yours.

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