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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. Fossil Dinosaur Teeth Questions

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  3. Fake Fossil Skulls

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  4. Hadrosaur Egg

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  5. Tyrannosaurus rex tooth

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  6. Oviraptor Fossilized Eggs

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  7. Hadrosaur Egg eBay Scam?

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  8. Dinosaur Material for Sale

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  9. Fossil Monster Skull ID !

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  10. Trilobite Replicas

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  11. The Curse of the Moroccan Fossils

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  12. Real Scorpion fossil?

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  13. Examples of Commonly Faked Dino Eggs

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  14. Add Mexican Fossils to Your AVOID List...

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  15. Fake Keichousaurus?

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  16. Avoid Large Moroccan Dino Claws For Now

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  17. Fake Sinohydrosaurus?

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  18. Mosasaur jaw?

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  19. Dragonfly "fossil" covered with calcite

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