paleontology
Alaska oyster fossil

My mom and dad found this while visiting my grandma many years ago in Alaska. I was told it was found on or near the beach, but I am not sure of the exact location. I really want to be able to identify this and have run out of ideas on how to. I am unsure of the exact type of bivalve this is. I have researched extensively and found nothing quite like it. Please help. Any information is greatly appreciated.

Fossil Collector: StacyN

Location: Alaska

Any Alaskan fossil collectors out there? If you can you help StacyN ID her fossil find, please leave a response.

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5 Responses to “Alaskan Oyster Fossil”

  1. StacyN says:

    I also wanted to let you know that this fossil is about 7 1/2″ by 3 1/2″. Not sure if that helps at all

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  2. Scott says:

    That is always helpful. Thank you!

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  3. Carol says:

    Hard to tell with just one view but it looks very much like an unerupted mammoth tooth that I have.

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  4. StacyN says:

    Thanks Carol, When you look from other angles it definetly looks like some kind of bivalve, just not sure what kind:)

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  5. riffin says:

    look like Inoceramus Sp.

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