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Easter Mystery

Post by Dominic » Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:56 pm

This is a weird rock. Fossilised Easter Egg or something else?
 
It's very heavy, and from the bottom looks like a fossilised apple. Any ideas?
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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by Lofos-5 » Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:44 pm

Is it magnetic?

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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by Dominic » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:07 pm

No
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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by bromerzz » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:40 am

Mouldy Pomelo.

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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by PW in Polemi » Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:26 am

My first thought was that it is a cannon ball, but you say it's a rock. Where did you find this? In a river bed?
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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by Lincoln » Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:08 am

Could be one of the earlier cannon balls of baked clay. ?
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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by Dominic » Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:38 am

It was lying in the undergrowth in a remote part of countryside between Paphos and Coral Bay. Nowhere near a stream. It was nowhere near any ruins either. To be honest, when I found it, I just thought it looked kind of neat. It stayed in the car for a while before I bothered to take it out and look at it.
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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by mike strand2 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:30 pm

It's a prehistoric dinosaur poop. Obviously well calcified

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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by Lofos-5 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:11 pm

mike strand2 wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:30 pm
It's a prehistoric dinosaur poop. Obviously well calcified
That would be what geologists call coprolite then.
Quite valuable and of immense scientific interest:

https://www.earthtouchnews.com/discover ... ised-poop/

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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by bromerzz » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:27 pm

Still reckon it's a petrified Pomelo.

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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by Kili01 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:44 pm

Yes, I was about to guess it was from a dinosaur....

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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by bromerzz » Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:07 pm

Petrified Pomelo formely contained in a Dinosaurs digestive system?

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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by JimX » Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:41 am

Mines bigger than yours.... ;)
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Re: Easter Mystery

Post by cyprusmax47 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:17 am

Dominic wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:38 am
It was lying in the undergrowth in a remote part of countryside between Paphos and Coral Bay. Nowhere near a stream. It was nowhere near any ruins either. To be honest, when I found it, I just thought it looked kind of neat. It stayed in the car for a while before I bothered to take it out and look at it.


I would be too excited not knowing how that piece looks inside....................... and going to a professional place where they could cut it into 2, e.g. (marble-cutter).

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