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Hi All, Apologies for the double post. I originally posted this in “General Fossil Discussion” but realise this is probably the more appropriate forum. I was hoping people might be willing to share their tips for handling fossils. For instance, should gloves be worn (i.e., can the natural oils and acids on your hands cause damage)? Obviously, a delicate touch is required, and handling techniques will vary by specimen type, but I would be interested to hear about best practices and how members of TFF handle their own collections. Thanks, Robert
The collective experience of The Fossil Forum's membership is vast, and we take the opportunity here to help those with less experience avoid some of the pitfalls faced when purchasing fossils (particularly on-line purchases). We cannot appraise or otherwise assess the $ value of a specimen, but maybe we can help keep those seeking guidance from making an uninformed mistake. We solicit for tips on distinguishing the genuine from the non, and encourage inquiry about specific specimens when certainty is elusive. For this to work as intended, we set forth the following special guidelines for