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COLLECTION OF CARBONIFEROUS CORALS FROM IRELAND, NORTHUMBERLAND, DURHAM AND YORKSHIRE.
COLLECTION OF CARBONIFEROUS CORALS FROM IRELAND, NORTHUMBERLAND, DURHAM AND YORKSHIRE. COLLECTION OF CARBONIFEROUS CORALS FROM IRELAND, NORTHUMBERLAND, DURHAM AND YORKSHIRE. COLLECTION OF CARBONIFEROUS CORALS FROM IRELAND, NORTHUMBERLAND, DURHAM AND YORKSHIRE. COLLECTION OF CARBONIFEROUS CORALS FROM IRELAND, NORTHUMBERLAND, DURHAM AND YORKSHIRE.
 

COLLECTION OF CARBONIFEROUS CORALS FROM IRELAND, NORTHUMBERLAND, DURHAM AND YORKSHIRE.


Corals were widespread in the warm tropical seas of the early Carboniferous. many were colonial and formed vast reefs while others grew individually . Here are five examples which have been sliced and polished on one surface to reveal the detail of the internal features of the corals. Interesting instructive collection.

A/  Solitary coral, Siphonophylla cylindrica Scouler. Locally known as 'snakestone'. 7.5 cm. diam.
B/ Several solitary corals, Dibunophyllum bipartitum McCoy. Known as 'Frosterley Marble' Specimen 7.5 x 5.4x1cm cm.
C/ Compound coral, Lithostrotion junceum ( Fleming ). 8.5 x 7 x 1 cm.
D/ Compound coral, Lithostrotion sp. 7.2 x 6 x 1 cm.
E/ Compound coral. Lithostrotion sp. 5.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm.

A/ Carboniferous, Upper Visean, Brigantian, Glencar Limestone Formation, Streedagh Point, Sligo, Eire.
B/ Carboniferous,Lower Namurian. Pendleian, Great Limestone, Harehope Quarry, Frosterley,County Durham
C/ Carboniferous, Visean, Bellingham, Northumberland.
D & E. Carboniferous, Holderness Coast, Yorkshire.
 



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