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Hello, fellow Fossil Forum members. Last summer I found this bone fragment in Crystal Beach, Bolivar Peninsula, Texas. The fossils from the upper Texas coast are from the very late Pleistocene Beaumont formation. At first, I didn’t think anything of it, other than it just being a bone fragment. But now I’m thinking it might be a very worn down claw core from some animal. But I’m not sure, it could just be a plain old bone fragment. So let me know your thoughts on this specimen. Front view- Specimen measures 30 mm (1.2 inches) long side view back view- showin
Hello, I recently found this object at the beach in Bolivar Peninsula, Tx. The fossils from the beach are washing out of an offshore late pleistocene deposit, probably from the Beaumont formation. I picked it up thinking it was some shell fragment, but it looks to me like it might be some enamel from a tooth. It has shades of colors bright orange, reds, and tints of blue and grey. Let me know what y’all think about it. Top side Top side revealing the texture patterns which look like they’ve been eroded. Bottom side (there se
Ramon posted a topic in Fossil IDYesterday I took a short trip to Crystal Beach, Bolivar Peninsula, TX. I found plenty of tumbled fossilized bone fragments, but this one caught my eye. I have no idea as to what it could be from, but if I had to guess it might be some bone from a fish. Maybe one of the many knowledgeable forum members can help me out. It is very thin, no more than 3 mm, and about 2 cm in length. It probably comes from an offshore deposits of the late Pleistocene, Beaumont Formation, which has been known to produce mammal remains and shark teeth.
Hello fellow members, I recently took a trip down to Crystal Beach, in Bolivar peninsula, Texas. I was on the beach for about an hour. I kept on finding small sized fossilized fragments of bone (probably from the late Pleistocene Beaumont Clays). I found 4 small pieces this past Monday. They are all just small fragments, probably not identifiable. I was about to go back to the car after walking for about 2 miles on the beach, when I stumbled upon this. It has a hole in it, and is oddly symmetrical.