Turtle Stones                Type of Rock: Concretions found in SEDIMENTARY rocks
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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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