Turtle Stones                Type of Rock: Concretions found in SEDIMENTARY rocks

Turtle Stones
from Eden, New York

Turtle stones are concretions like septarian nodules that look like the backs of turtles. The concretions are more oval in shape - like a turtle, rather than spherical - like a ball. The yellow calcite has "oozed out" between the grey rock material and looks like the markings on the back of a box turtle.


Turtle Stone  Eighteen Mile Creek, Eden, New York, USA




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