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Need Shell ID help - luther - 09-28-2007

Can someone please help me identify the shell and other marine organism in the images below

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Need Shell ID help - paul monfils - 09-28-2007

The shell appears to be a brachiopod, a bivalved animal that is not a mollusk. They are very common in many older fossil deposits. There are many hundreds, perhaps thousands, of species. They are not my forte. I can't name this one.

The other picture doesn't show enough detail to venture a guess.


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