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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 603
 Date Entered 03/09/2012
 Updated on 05/09/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 02/09/2012
 Location Hope Moor
 Civil Parish Hope
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Altitude Above 500m
 Geology Richmond Chert Srata
 Record Name Fan like trace fossil from Chert Strata.
 Record Description Finely preserved fan like trace or plant fossil from Chert Strata.Slab No 3.
 Dimensions See photo.
 Geographical area 
 Scientific Name 
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes This an exceptionally fine example of a fossil which is not uncommon in strata of Namurian Age. Now identified by John Russell as Girtyocoelia, a member of the sponge (Calcispongia) family.
 Image 1 ID 3285         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description ow Finely preserved fan like trace or plant fossil from Chert Strata.Slab No 3.
 Image 2 ID 3286         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The same slab.
 Image 3 ID 3287         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description The same slab.
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