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

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 906
 Date Entered 18/11/2015
 Updated on 18/11/2015
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 12/10/2015
 Location Brownsey Moor, Stoups Rigg
 Civil Parish Melbecks
 Brit. National Grid NY 966 987
 Altitude 430m
 Geology Outcrop of the crinoidal Five Yard Limestone.
 Record Name Fragment of crinoidal limestone with well preseved unidentified linear fossil
 Record Description This small fragment of limestone was found at a molehill in calcareous grassland over the Five Yard Limestone which is highly crinoidal at this location. Whereas the ossicles of crinoids are the dominant visible fossil in this limestone, other marine fossil species do occur. This linear fossil which measures 30mm in length * 4mm wide, has a central stem or vein and paired leaf like structures which may be crinoid ossicles in section, however, this may be a different fossil species.
 Dimensions Linear fossil 30mm*4mm
 Additional Notes Even the smallest limestone fragments can be of interest.
 Image 1 ID 6559         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The fragment of crinoidal limestone
 Image 2 ID 6560         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Detail of fossil
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