Pic one. Type of Brachiopod. Pic 2 and 3. No clue.

by Chantale Ignall
(Hopatcong, NJ, USA)

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Hello, I can't identify. Pic one. We found this at the bottom of falls in Finger Lakes Region. Pic 2 and 3. We found at Big Brook in Colts Neck, NJ. Same 2 fossils in 2nd and 3rd pic just different angles. Thank you.

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by: Douglas

The first one may be a clam rather than a brachiopod. It is hard to tell for shire because the right side of the shell is worn. The reason I say clam is because brachiopods are symmetrical left and right.

The other pieces I cannot identify. I would guess sponges but they could be lots of things.

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