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  1. found2turnout

    found near Arkansas river in little rock

    I have found several very similar to this.
  2. Hi all, Harwich in Essex, U.K. is mostly famous for The Mayflower but it does have a small beach on which sharks teeth can be found. My wife and kids were lucky to find some but I was not so lucky. I did however find this. Could this possibly be an inclusion of a piece of coral in a flint nodule? If so is there any way to determine species and a possible age? Thanks in advance!
  3. sebbe_07

    Flint stone tooth fossil?

    Hi, I found this flint stone close to the ocean south of Gothenburg,Sweden and it really looks like a tooth. The measurement on the pics are in cm. 3,5cm (1,38 inches) x 4cm (1,57 inches)
  4. Nadav

    Fish scale fossils in flint.

    While flint knapping, I found some fish scales inside the flint. The flint was a nodule inside a miocene conglomerate in northern Israel. The flint is most likely to be Eocene flint that rolled its way from a distance. Specimen A is one centimeter long, B is 5 mm and specimen C is aprox 2 mm. I hope some of you can help me identify the fish species or families. Thank you!
  5. Yuanls

    Trilobite from Pembrokeshire?

    Hi all, I collected this piece of rock from Saundersfoot beach last week. Because it was loose on the beach, I don't have much indication of formation or age, but I'm aware that the majority of rocks in that area are Carboniferous, and I'm also aware that Carboniferous chert does exist in the Pembrokeshire region. I'm not sure where it could have came from otherwise. The fossil in question is a scoop-shaped, hemispherical mold in chert which features two discontinuous troughs running down its centre. Upon closer inspection, the surface of the mold furthest f
  6. mr.cheese

    Hi, is it a tooth or is it flint?!

    Hi all, I run a rock and fossil shop in the UK and I had a customer come in and tell me about finding a tooth on holiday in the Isle of Wight in the 1970's he has now emailed me a few pictures over, I was wondering if anyone could help me to help him? I am inclined to think it is flint but I don't want to say that yet as he has fond memories of finding it and its not nice to squash them. So any pointers would be great. He found it in Alum bay
  7. Found this at a Danish beach with chalk cliffs. About 5 cm long.
  8. Philip Tovell

    Tooth... Or Ordinary Flint Stone?

    I suspect this is just an ordinary bit of flint but I wanted to ask you all for your opinion just in case. I found it amongst gravel on the garden path outside my home in Scotland. The the width of the widest end is 1.4 cm, the thinnest is 0.9 cm and the full length is 3.1 cm.
  9. Nadav

    Mystery fossil in flint

    I've found a fossil in flint during flint knapping. I've exposed as much of it as I could. It's about one centimetre long and one centimetre wide. Cant know how old the flint is. It's from the Negev desert Israel. It was found in a wadi with debris from multiple periods (Triassic-Eocene) cant be sure. I think it might be a crinoid stem but I'm far from being sure. Any help would be appreciated!
  10. Cairns

    Bone with flint?

    Hi, my daughter found this on our beach in Kitsap County. (Washington) The tongue taste test says it’s bone, it sure looks like embedded flint. I realize how very improbable this is, so suspect it’s something tame and obvious but I can’t figure it out. Perhaps someone out there can?
  11. val horn

    object in tunnel in flint

    Went to Ruxton England looking for my own mammoth. Brought home some large rocks instead. Not sure what to make of the orange inclusion in this piece of flint. The whole flint is about 3 by 5 inches with multiple rough spotty enclusions There is significant discussion as to what these flints represent, one concept involves the death and collapse of glass sponges as in: https://www.flint-paramoudra.com/flint-nodules.html Is it a dying glass sponge, a worm and worm burrow, or something else entirely. Help will be appreciated, thanks
  12. IsaacTheFossilMan

    UK flint microfossil

    This is a sponge(?) microfossil in a fragment of a flint nodule. The flint has been quarried from the south of the British coast, which is mainly Cretaceous strata. It looks slightly like it's an imprint, but, upon further inspection, it is a broken off membrane. Currently (and slightly embarrassingly) I have only whittled it down to Echinodermata... I know, I know, spare me your applause, while my PhD's waiting! More sincerely, if anyone could shed some brighter light upon this, I'd be very grateful!
  13. Hello everyone, i found a flint ball in my field approximately 8 cm diameter, in Corfu island in north-western Greece, around 500 meters from the sea. I opened it and the enterior is like in the photo. Apart from the big cavity at the center, there are also many wholes around with red soil inside. Is the big cavity a fossil sponge? If yes, when is approximately dated? Thank you
  14. Fluffykins

    An imprint of dinosaur underwear?

    Hullo everyone. This was picked up on a beach in East Ruston, Norfolk, UK. The parent rock is flint, I think, as is most of the rock on that beach. The rock carries a textured feature in a hollow. I didn't have anything other than that 18mm (~3/4 inch) 5p coin for scale. The feature appears to be mineral. It can be chipped out with a blade and the fragments are gritty. It's probably humdrum but I'd like to understand what I've found so thanks to everyone for looking.
  15. Hey guys, the first one actually doesn't looks like a cephalopod, maybe part of a trilobite (from the Baltic coast)? 2. This flint remembers me of something from the bottom of the sea. Any Idea? Thanks in advance!
  16. So i find alot of flint in my local spot. But they are pretty big. Flint is super hard. I read about flint knapping. Will this be useful to reveal fossils? If Not what hammers and chisels will help?
  17. Jurassicz

    What is this?

    Anyone knows what this is? Found in flint
  18. Danzka

    What's that - plant or animal?

    My little son ist asking. It's limestone or flint. I'm not sure. Found at the beach, Baltic Sea. Plant or animal (or else)? Thank you!
  19. Jo Attwood

    fossilised nut?

    Found this little fossil in chert/flint gravel, and heard a rattling. Upon breaking open, there was a smaller lighter coloured fossil inside, leading me to believe it is some sort of nut. It has what looks to be a scar at the bottom, possibly for attaching? it split neatly along the line into two parts.
  20. brian alabaster

    flints or something more interesing?

    Hi We found these and picked them up on the basis they dont look anything like the flints in this ground. So not what they might be, any info would be appreciated like the other finds these were in a shallow valley in east suffolk under 1.5m of flinty sand and on top of or in the top layer of heavy grey clay with some chalk and slint in it.
  21. brian alabaster

    second find

    We found this in a pond we have dug on the site of an old pond at the juncture between the clay infill and the undisturbed clay under the old pond. depth 1.75m. Heavy clay with flint and chalk in it location Suffolk on boulder clay in the bottom of a very shallow valley I thought it was man made as it was so detailed but my my son and friend think it is a fossil so here are the pictures against a ruler showing inches and centimeters
  22. Found on Jurassic coast in Osmington Bay.
  23. Gully.moy

    Isle of Wight - flint ID, Echinoid?

    Found this little flint nodule in the stream below Blackgang Chine, halfway down the coastal landslip there. It has very distinct little pimples in a conical hollow that finishes in a flat surface. It looks very reminiscent of Echinoids, but different to any I’ve seen before. I believe the local strata are gault clay topped with greensand formation. Any ideas? Cheers!
  24. Chrisdoel

    Is this a fossil?

    Found this in my front garden today and it feels like flint but looks like a tooth of some sort
  25. Becky Benfer

    What’s on the bottom of this ?

    I believe it’s a flint core because it feels really soft and smooth. I love it’s look but when I look at the end of it there’s a golden color (please tell me it’s gold)! I’m sure it’s not .... haha... it won’t wash off or scratch off easily. Any ideas? Thanks for your help! Found in Ohio in a field ,in North central area.
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