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Need help identifing this Fossil/Rock, any ideas?

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I seen a similar picture of this in an old Rock/mineral/fossil book. That book identified it as Pentamerus a brachiopod, but I think it was a misprint because I can't find anything resembling this in the brachiopods. Can anyone help me with what this is? It came out of a lapidarian's estate sale, was one of many that was't identified.

asked Dec 5, 2015 by R.A.S.1 (330 points)

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It does not appear to be a fossil to me. I have several rocks like it broken up into segments by another substance. Mine are black and red. I am however no paleontological protege'. I took mine to the mineral museum in Houghton, Michigan. No luck identifying it.
answered Dec 7, 2015 by Weasel (40,320 points)
Thank you, still would like to know what it is.

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