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Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil Fabrications

This forum is devoted to illuminating the pitfalls to be avoided when considering the purchase of fossils.  Please do not post links to websites, nor identify a seller in any way.  For our educational purposes, the sellers' identity is immaterial; this is all about the specimens.  Please read and follow the guidelines found in the Pinned topic below.

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  1. Fossil Fakes and Their Recognition

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  2. Mosasaur jaw?

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  3. Dinosaur Material for Sale

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  4. Fossil Monster Skull ID !

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  5. Trilobite Replicas

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  6. Tyrannosaurus rex tooth

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  7. Fake Fossil Skulls

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  8. Mosasaur jaw Morocco

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  9. The Curse of the Moroccan Fossils

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  10. Buying a Sauropod Foot Claw?

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  11. Hadrosaur Egg

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  12. Oviraptor Egg - Is This Real

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  13. Real Scorpion fossil?

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  14. Pterosaur bones?

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  15. Is this a real trilobite fossil

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  16. Fake Keichousaurus?

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  17. Examples of Commonly Faked Dino Eggs

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  18. Hadrosaur Egg eBay Scam?

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  19. Oviraptor Fossilized Eggs

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  20. A New Technique from a New Area

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