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Unusual, small, round eggs -- from China.
FF7_Yuffie posted a topic in Fossil IDHi, Does anyone know what these eggs are from? I haven't seen any like these. They are very small--2 inches. From XiXia, Nanyang City,Henan Province. Unfortunately, the condition is poor--with shell missing from one side. But they are quite unique and unusual. They are the first ones like this I have seen for sale. They seem too small to be Dendroolithus. They also appear to be too big for turtle. Edit: Also smaller than Spheroolithus eggs. An offshoot of Dendroolithus/spheroolithus, perhaps--a smaller species that which usually lays those types of eggs. I h
Real or fake dendroolithus egg
Fotsirk posted a topic in Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil FabricationsHello all. Need an opinion on this egg. Its an Dendroolithus egg from Kaoguo formation Xixia Basin Hunan provence China. The seller said its annhadrosaur egg possibly from a saurolophus. The egg is +- 15 cm Thank in advance
Dino egg nest fossil?
craigory posted a topic in Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil FabricationsHi Everyone, First post here... does the dino egg nest in the photos look real? If so, any idea on the type of dinosaur they belong to? Thank you!
The SG Fossil Cache - Dinosaur Eggs
-Andy- posted a topic in Member CollectionsOne of my favorite fossil types. Dinosaur eggs come in all shapes and sizes — from an oval as small as a thumb, to a sphere as big as a basketball. These fossils are often faked by the hundreds, if not thousands, in Chinese factories (China is also the world's richest source of true dinosaur eggs). However, there are also many natural-occurring objects mistaken as dinosaur eggs such as concretions or even fortuitously-shaped rocks. Despite these hurdles, dinosaur eggs remain one of the most desirable of all fossils. NOTE: Dinosaur egg and eggshells, by their nature as an ichnofossi
Advanced Dinosaur Egg Guide
CBchiefski posted a topic in Fossil IDThe Advanced Dinosaur Egg Guide Please share this with those who have egg questions. When possible, technical terms were avoided or defined. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, but it is always important to do your own research. This guide is merely a snapshot of information taken from many scientific publications. I am not an expert on eggs, rather I just love sharing what little I have learned over the years, what science has learned over the years. For an overview on how to spot a fossilized dinosaur egg and the sizes of eggs, see the basic guide:
Red flag on hadrosaur egg
-Andy- posted a topic in Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil FabricationsHi all, there are many dinosaur eggs being sold online now, especially on our favorite auction site. One of the most prominent egg dealers there is known for selling composite or fake eggs, mixed in with real eggs. We have TFF members who've fallen victim to him already. This hadrosaur egg here is a composite of real eggshells stuck onto what seems like mud/matrix, then molded into the shape of a real egg. This is what a true hadrosaur egg looks like: As you can see, there's no matrix between the eggshells. You can see lines running
Hadrosaur Eggs Shell Texture Looks Fishy?
AJ Plai posted a topic in Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil FabricationsI saw a clutch of eggs today in a local flea market and took a look at it and saw quite an interesting texture on it. I have seen pictures and handled a few Hadrosaur eggs before, and I am not familiar with this kind of texture and feel and so I took a few photos to share to ask some egg experts here if this is common for a Hadrosaur Egg to look like this? Or is the specimen possibly a fake? Here are the pictures of the specimen: