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Fossil Oysters 3

This is the third in the series featuring fossil oyster shells. The photographs are of Deltoideum delta (also known as Liostrea delta) from the Upper Jurassic Period Kimmeridge Clay at Ringstead Bay, Dorset, UK. The most noticeable feature of this … Continue reading

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Fossil Oysters 2

This is the second in a series of Postings about fossil oysters. In this Post there are detailed photographs, taken from all angles, of a fossil oyster found with the two halves still in position, on the beach at Ringstead … Continue reading

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Fossil Oysters 1

This Post features one of many fossil oysters that I have picked up on the beach over the years because they were in some way unusual and because of my interest in the variation in oyster shells from both present … Continue reading

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