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Mr. Marshburn: Mystery fossil #78447: Phylum echinodermata

Top view of crinoid stem (like everyone else in Magisterial District 3, and probably all anyone at Rosenbaum's Store talked about. And errant knights & ladies Sammy & Norma Jean Blair and Steve & Nancy McKinney, who patrol the area frequently, could have told us if we had just asked.
About: Fossil find in Crocus Creek - a our house front porch reminder

Charles Marshburn comments on Crocus Creek fossil
If I had to hazard a guess, I would say phylum echinodermata and most likely the top view of a crinoid stem. Those things lived when you wore short pants and played in the surf of a shallow salt sea in Columbia as a youth. That would have been several million years ago and much before my time. Remember? Please don't say you remember. - Charles Marshburn
Thanks - No, in my short-pants day I just remember what wasn't: Wuddn't any coyotes, no deer, and the hardest drink was root beer. - EW.



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