I thought it might be teeth, but Michelle seems to think it is a tube of some type of squid

by Pierre and Michelle
(Western S. Dakota)


Michelle and I were exploring an abandoned quarry and she found these. Michelle is the rock hound here. Her collection is amazing. I hope we can share more

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Belemnit information
by: Anonymous

Learn more about belemnites here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belemnitida

Some type of squid- Belemnite Rostrum
by: Doug

Michelle has a good eye. Hard to be absolute on a photo, but I think you have a belemnite rostrum.

Belemnites are an extinct relative of today's squid. They lived in the Mesozoic era during the Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods. Your fossil is the rostrum. It served as an internal skeleton for this animal.

Thanks for you submission.

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