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not sure

by Dallis



found it by a river near where i live

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by: Doug

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by: Dallis

i live in southeast kansas & its circular at the ends with no dot in the middle, wish i could of found the rest of it

Kansas Crinoid
by: Doug

This looks like a crinoid stem. I have some questions for you. What part of Kansas do you live in? If you look at the end of this specimen, is it round forming a cylinder? Is there a hole in it or a marking in the center?

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