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Fossildude19 posted a topic in Fossil IDIf you think you have found an egg fossil, chances are that it isn't actually an egg fossil. 98% of most found "eggs" posted here are not actual egg fossils. It could be a concretion or nodule. However, if you really want to learn about fossil eggs, here are a few links to get you started. Our resident Egg Studying Paleontologist, CBChiefski, has been kind enough to produce some in depth guides on egg identification. Think you found an egg? Read this first! Dinosaur Egg Guide- Basic Dinosaur Egg Guide - Advanced
We each want to find some new exciting form of fossil, but what should a new collector, or just a person seeking help, do when they find a 'suspect' rock/fossil? Well, first I recommend that they search the Internet for the term 'fossils' and use the Image category. Familiarize yourself with the types of fossils that are out there. Books are also a good source. Try the common ones like the ones from the Smithsonian Field Guide series. Also consider where the item was found. If it was found amongst a lot of volcanic material, or in a pile of Granite or Schist, or some other form of