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Found 49 results

  1. CDE61FF3-1DA6-4A87-9C3F-9FA38F6377C3.jpeg

    From the album Fossils of the new Scotland and Kalkberg formations in eastern NY

    Enterolasma strictum from the New Scotland formation.
  2. 48B76E77-D2FE-4393-A8B1-8B2D28861281.jpeg

    From the album Fossils of the new Scotland and Kalkberg formations in eastern NY

    Enterolasma strictum from the Kalkberg formation.
  3. A Quick Stop

    With all of the recent field trip reports being posted I have been that I haven't been able to get out there yet myself. The weather has been warmer than usual, but it’s also been rainy. Today I had very little time, but on my way home from giving my father-in-law a helping hand, I was able to make a quick stop at a local Mississippian site that is 5 minutes from my house. I believe it is St. Louis Limestone, but need to verify. I was only at the site for 20 minutes or so, but I picked up a handful of things. I didn’t get any pictures from the field as I was in a rush, but a few of the finds are below. I’ve known about this spot for a while, but it’s the first time I have stopped there. I think that’s because when I get a chance to go hunting I want to go to a place that it a little farther away since I have the extra time. I have been telling myself “It’s close. I can stop there any time...” I finally took the time, albeit a short amount, and I’m glad I did. The site is a low road cut. Well... it’s more of a water eroded slope on the side of the road than an actual cut. Little bed rock is exposed, except fragments mixed in with the soil from erosion. The dirt in the area is locally called red clay. With the recent rains, it was very muddy and the red clay tends to stain whatever it touches. You can see a reddish orange hue to the fossils. This was after a cleaning with water and a brush. I haven’t had a chance to try and ID these yet, so if anyone has any suggestions feel free to throw them out there! The area is littered with pieces of this rugose coral. This picture of a calice is a little more out of focus than I realized, but you get the idea... EDIT: Swapped the out of focus picture with one that is a little less fuzzy. This rock is full of these little gastropods. They are only about 1cm in height. I also found this gastropod and brachiopod. A close up of the gastropod. I like it. Hopefully this quick stop will hold me over until I can get out there for a long relaxing hunt.
  4. Can anyone confirm that this to be a tiny horn coral at the top of this little pebble? Its diameter is about 3mm. It's not at all perfectly preserved, but what a surprise I had when I discovered it through my clip-on phone microscope. Sorry about the grainy quality of the close-up image, it's as good as it gets using a $4.50 clip-on toy microscope Also, I assume those are beekite lined shell bits on the sides of the pebble? TIA!
  5. I am really trying to learn my common invertebrate fossils. Can someone, once again, confirm my tenative identification, or correct me? I really appreciate it. The fossil in question is this oval fossil. After doing some research my guess is it is a crinoid of some sort. I am guessing that the little "nipple" in the center of the oval is where the normal hole is, but why does it have a line disecting the oval into two distinct parts? If it is not a crinoid, can someone please tell me what I am looking at, and where I went wrong on my identification? Thanks, Doug
  6. Once again, I am studying and working on my own identifications. I am just needing someone to either confirm or correct me on this one. My first guess when I saw it was it was a gastropod of some sort, but after researching and looking at images online, my guess is that it is an internal cast of a hyolith. It was found in northwest Howell County, Missouri, USA. The fossil in question measures approximately 16mm and the host rock measures 80mm across. The widest point across of the cavity where the fossil in question lies is 8mm. Once again, I am truly appreciative of any help that you are willing to give me. Doug
  7. Looking For Fossils In Michigan

    It has become a yearly tradition of mine to visit the upper part of Michigan's lower peninsula, around the Gaylord and Traverse Bay areas, for vacation with my family, and I often spend time looking for fossil in the area, mainly Hexagonaria/Petoskey stones, but for some reason they are far and few between. During my time in the area, I have also found a chunk of limestone containing what appears to be the glabella of a trilobite surrounded by what appears to be large, crystalized corals, possibly a Heliophyllum or similar rugose coral, a smaller piece of the same coral, and what seems to be the calyx and arms of a crinoid. Should I be looking anywhere in particular along the shores of Lake Michigan that aren't as well known as some of the popular tourist destinations? Also, are there any areas more inland that are accessible? (i.e. old quarries, roadcuts, etc.) Any and all advice would be greatly appreciated!
  8. Day Two ; Locality One (or Six if you include Day One) Black Sahara, South of Erfoud 20th February 2019 Well this is where things really get interesting, so stick with this thread as there are dozens of photos of fossils coming up. Looks at the tags if you want clues. I was up bright and early and wandered out at about 7 am to watch the sun rise over the still mighty Erg Chebbi dunes. And as night's candles were burnt out and jocund day stood tiptoe over the misty duney tops, the chaps came to join me and managed lots of photos. Here's one, if you would like to see more, I'm busy posting a kazillion of 'em under the Nature Photography thread.
  9. Around Salt Lake City in 3 Days

    So I’m still snowed in so here’s a trip from warm Early June. My friends and I wanted to hit all the closest rock locations around Salt Lake City and search for fossils and cool sedimentary geology (a couple of them being sedimentary geologists). We visited the Southern Oquirrh Mountains and a few canyons over on the east side of the valley at the base of the Wasatch Mountains. Here are the stratigraphy columns for both provided by Geolgic History of Utah by Lehi F. Hintze and Bart J. Kowallis. I did not lead this trip so I am not certain which rock layers the fossils were each from (I’ll point out the ones I do know) but I’ll say we went through the Cambrian and Mississippian in the Oquirrh Mountains and basically everywhere on the Salt Lake City column.
  10. Does anyone have any information on the roguse corals found at the Fern Glen formation? I can only find one but the ones I have found there look nothing like the one in the photos. Mine all look like the "normal" tornado shapes. The Fern Glen is Mississippian. Here is the photos I'm talking about Amplexus sp. http://www.lakeneosho.org/Miss48.html I just did a prep on one (maybe my best prep yet) it's just a common and not even a good specimen, but I tried some different techniques. I'll post it tomorrow after everything dries and sets in. It turned out better than I thought but I will welcome critiques.
  11. Hi guys! This is a continuation of a previous post focusing just on the sponges. These fossils are from the Capitan Formation, which is Permian Period, Guadalupian Epoch, Capitanian Stage. Because these fossils are in the park, no collecting was allowed, and I can't provide additional images. Any confirmations about the identification or suggestions about a more specific identification are welcome. This trilobite is the only fossil out of these images that was actually found in Carlsbad Caverns, right behind the elevator. Can I get more specific on an ID? Cross section of rugose coral? Sponge? Bryozoan. Acanthocladia? Bryozoan? Crinoid.
  12. New York Catskills Trip

    My wife and I are on a short trip through south eastern New York State, in the Catskill Mountain region. We had a more adventurous trip in mind but after some recent car trouble we didn't feel quite as adventurous as we did a week ago. We stopped today at a site on Schoharie Creek, a bit south of Gilboa. The heat and humidity kept us from spending more than a half hour at the site today, but we plan on going back tomorrow morning when it will be somewhat cooler. The river tumbled stones were mostly eroded, and I didn't bring my hammer down to the beach crowded with swimmers, but we did make one find worthy of bringing back to the motel. Leila usually makes the best finds when we're just scanning the ground, and she came up with this worn but still attractive horn coral. I love the way it's still attached to the matrix. It almost looks like it's been prepped: The same rock also shows off some nice specimens of what appear to be tube worms. Despite the heat we're enjoying our trip so far, and we're very happy with our motel except for one disturbing problem. Clinging to the door inside our lovely room is a five-foot-long mirror, and I am periodically startled by the strange old man peering at me. What's he doing in my room?! Mike
  13. Hey, My sister and I found this rock that we thought looked a lot like a claw or a tooth. We found it in Norway in a lake, because of the drought the water was a lot lower than usual, so the place we found it would normally be underwater. It's not too far from the ocean either. I really don't know much about any of this, so I'm sorry that I'm not including too much information. (And sorry about the tags, I had no idea what to put there) I hope someone is able to help us, thank you
  14. From the album MY FOSSIL Collection - Dpaul7

    Rugose Coral - Kansas, USA Kansas, USA Fossil Coral In Matrix Stone From Kansas USA 146 Grams. This is an in interesting specimen fossil coral in matrix stone found near the Kansas River. This stone was found in a glacial alluvial till sand bar area near the river. This stone weighs 146 grams and measures about 70mm by 50mm by 29mm. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Subclass: †Rugosa (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1850)
  15. From the album MY FOSSIL Collection - Dpaul7

    Rugose Coral - Kansas, USA Kansas, USA Fossil Coral In Matrix Stone From Kansas USA 146 Grams. This is an in interesting specimen fossil coral in matrix stone found near the Kansas River. This stone was found in a glacial alluvial till sand bar area near the river. This stone weighs 146 grams and measures about 70mm by 50mm by 29mm. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Subclass: †Rugosa (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1850)
  16. From the album MY FOSSIL Collection - Dpaul7

    Rugose Coral - Kansas, USA Kansas, USA Fossil Coral In Matrix Stone From Kansas USA 146 Grams. This is an in interesting specimen fossil coral in matrix stone found near the Kansas River. This stone was found in a glacial alluvial till sand bar area near the river. This stone weighs 146 grams and measures about 70mm by 50mm by 29mm. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Subclass: †Rugosa (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1850)
  17. From the album MY FOSSIL Collection - Dpaul7

    Rugose Coral - Kansas, USA Kansas, USA Fossil Coral In Matrix Stone From Kansas USA 146 Grams. This is an in interesting specimen fossil coral in matrix stone found near the Kansas River. This stone was found in a glacial alluvial till sand bar area near the river. This stone weighs 146 grams and measures about 70mm by 50mm by 29mm. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Subclass: †Rugosa (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1850)
  18. From the album MY FOSSIL Collection - Dpaul7

    Rugose Coral, with Druzy Quartz Warsaw, Missouri Mississippian Period (358.9 to 323.2 million years ago) This is an interesting specimen with druzy quartz on the bottom of the ancient fossil coral. In the central and southern Missouri region mostly is micro-quartz filled flint and chert stones laying about and this coral is similar stone. This stone is 34mm by 22mm by 20mm. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Subclass: †Rugosa (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1850)
  19. From the album MY FOSSIL Collection - Dpaul7

    Rugose Coral, with Druzy Quartz Warsaw, Missouri Mississippian Period (358.9 to 323.2 million years ago) This is an interesting specimen with druzy quartz on the bottom of the ancient fossil coral. In the central and southern Missouri region mostly is micro-quartz filled flint and chert stones laying about and this coral is similar stone. This stone is 34mm by 22mm by 20mm. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Subclass: †Rugosa (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1850)
  20. From the album MY FOSSIL Collection - Dpaul7

    Rugose Coral, with Druzy Quartz Warsaw, Missouri Mississippian Period (358.9 to 323.2 million years ago) This is an interesting specimen with druzy quartz on the bottom of the ancient fossil coral. In the central and southern Missouri region mostly is micro-quartz filled flint and chert stones laying about and this coral is similar stone. This stone is 34mm by 22mm by 20mm. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Subclass: †Rugosa (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1850)
  21. From the album MY FOSSIL Collection - Dpaul7

    Rugose Coral, with Druzy Quartz Warsaw, Missouri Mississippian Period (358.9 to 323.2 million years ago) This is an interesting specimen with druzy quartz on the bottom of the ancient fossil coral. In the central and southern Missouri region mostly is micro-quartz filled flint and chert stones laying about and this coral is similar stone. This stone is 34mm by 22mm by 20mm. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Subclass: †Rugosa (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1850)
  22. From the album MY FOSSIL Collection - Dpaul7

    Rugose Coral, with Druzy Quartz Warsaw, Missouri Mississippian Period (358.9 to 323.2 million years ago) This is an interesting specimen with druzy quartz on the bottom of the ancient fossil coral. In the central and southern Missouri region mostly is micro-quartz filled flint and chert stones laying about and this coral is similar stone. This stone is 34mm by 22mm by 20mm. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Subclass: †Rugosa (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1850)
  23. Coral ID help

    Looking for help on some fossils found today in Somerset County! In what appears to be Limestone. Photo #1, 2 and 3 are the same rock - A rugose coral (see internal structure.) One member thought Lithostrotion . #4 - At the bottom, looks like a tabulate coral? #5 - Coral?
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