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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?

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  3. Real Triceratops nasal horn?

    • 14 replies
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  4. big Lot with Moroccan fossils

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  5. Large Spinosaur tooth

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

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

    • 15 replies
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  8. Raptor Tooth?

    • 6 replies
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  9. Authentic Spino Tooth?

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  10. tyrannosaurus t REX

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    • 437 views
  11. Is this real?

    • 8 replies
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  12. Mosasaur Jaw

    • 3 replies
    • 255 views
  13. Just wow

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  14. Reptile egg audacity

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  15. Mammoth Molars

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    • 266 views
  16. Spinosaurus Tooth?

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    • 559 views
  17. Raptor Ilium Bone?

    • 12 replies
    • 459 views
  18. hadrosaur egg

    • 13 replies
    • 277 views
  19. Bone?

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  20. Lot with Pterosaur's wings?

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  21. Lot with Pterosaur fossils. Everything Real?

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  22. Should I get it?

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  23. Carboniferous dragonfly?

    • 13 replies
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