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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. Hyphalosaurus Fossil?

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  2. Real or is a Frankentooth?

    • 8 replies
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  3. Real Triceratops nasal horn?

    • 14 replies
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  4. big Lot with Moroccan fossils

    • 4 replies
    • 279 views
  5. Large Spinosaur tooth

    • 7 replies
    • 218 views
  6. Real mosasaur jaw from Morocco?

    • 12 replies
    • 248 views
  7. Lot with Psittacosaurus fossils. Everything Real?

    • 15 replies
    • 318 views
  8. Raptor Tooth?

    • 6 replies
    • 159 views
  9. Authentic Spino Tooth?

    • 7 replies
    • 172 views
  10. tyrannosaurus t REX

    • 14 replies
    • 404 views
  11. Is this real?

    • 8 replies
    • 191 views
  12. Mosasaur Jaw

    • 3 replies
    • 238 views
  13. Just wow

    • 21 replies
    • 442 views
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  14. Reptile egg audacity

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    • 263 views
  15. Mammoth Molars

    • 21 replies
    • 240 views
  16. Spinosaurus Tooth?

    • 14 replies
    • 269 views
    • 34 replies
    • 524 views
  17. Raptor Ilium Bone?

    • 12 replies
    • 422 views
  18. hadrosaur egg

    • 13 replies
    • 254 views
  19. Bone?

    • 6 replies
    • 131 views
  20. Lot with Pterosaur's wings?

    • 2 replies
    • 144 views
  21. Lot with Pterosaur fossils. Everything Real?

    • 17 replies
    • 537 views
  22. Should I get it?

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  23. Carboniferous dragonfly?

    • 13 replies
    • 249 views
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