Banded flint

This is a banded flint complete with a cast of a fossil Inoceramus shell. The formation of banded flint remains a mystery.

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Common name

Banded flint

Type

Rocks and Pseudofossils


Strata

Chalk

Time period

Upper Cretaceous

Age

80 million years

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Sidmouth Museum

Accession number

SID.G002.2014