Saturday, 9 April 2011

Large horse metatarsal

I found this horse metatarsal in a new location but again with the same geological layers, it had thick  concretion i believe to have been gravels and sand from the Pleistocene river gravels it was buried in before being washed out by flooding, covering most of it, when i removed it i could not believe the condition of the surface! It measures 115 mm long and 75mm at its widest point, weighing 675 grams.

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Please feel free to correct me on any part of my blog, i would also welcome any help that can be offered in correctly identifying some of my fossil finds All the best to all Heath.