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  1. Over a year ago, I blindly purchased a large impressive-looking tooth from a seller who didn't even know its ID simply because it was cheap. On arrival it broke, and after consulting the forum and facebook groups, the general consensus was that it was fake. Even museum curators I respected told me that it was a crocodile tooth joined to a fake root by someone who tried to emulate a mammal one. Having been (apparently)scammed and feeling snarge lousy, I was >| |< this close to throwing the fake root into the bin. But one other collector who bought from the same seller was vehement
  2. DSMJake

    Pleistocene bone ID

    My first thought was proboscidean carpal, but wasn’t sure. Missouri creek find. Thanks!
  3. Hello. I found these on a Croatian island - they don't strike me as one of their regular Jurassic finds, as it appears to be more inside a fault of petrified red soil amidst the abundant limestone. They look kinda "new". Can anyone tell me what they are? I found them on two locations. Not a geologist, so no idea. Whale and other large marine life bones? Polished by the sea? After some seizmic event?
  4. Kolya

    Fish tooth ?

    Hello! Help please with identification. Height - 2,5 mm. Age - Middle Miocene. Location - Western Ukraine. Thanks in advance!
  5. Andy W

    is this a fossil ?

    Hi found this on at Whitby on the North East coast of England. Not sure if its a fossil or just a strange shaped rock !! Its about 6 x 9 inches Any help would be great. Thanks Andy
  6. Before I post a trip report, I was hoping to get a few IDs that are giving me some trouble. First up are possible insects. 1. Crane Fly?? 2. positive and negative. Bee?? 3. Has the termite feel!! 4. Another Crane Fly Now what appear to me to be plant oriented material. 5. I am torn between three leaf clover (but how would that end up in a lake), or a flower, or a seed pod cluster. 6. Total unknown 7. Finally this confusing specimen. Great symmetry so must
  7. agard22

    Is this a coprolite?

    Picked this up on the foreshore on Mappleton beach (Holderness Coast, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom). I thought it looked like a poo and wondered if it was indeed a coprolite?
  8. Seaview , WA. Found deep in dirt by my dog Cleaned it up and used textured file to get debris from around bone. It’s not an arrowhead. Enjoy Maybe?
  9. flipflipswish

    Is this a fossil? (: Co Kerry Ireland

    Hello! I found this rock on a beach in County Kerry Ireland. I wonder if it's a fossil. If anyone has any ideas, please share. Hope you're having a lovely day!
  10. A few days were spent in the Green River Formation collecting fossil leaves and insects. Now comes the momentous task of identifying my finds. I have piece mealed together some information that has helped a bit. BUT by no means am I happy with my results. Does anyone know of a great guide or article which would help someone like me make proper IDs. Thanks, Mike
  11. Long story short my grandmother use to order fossils from a website. She would keep some of the authentication certificates because I was so young at the time of receiving these. When she had passed I learned she lost almost all of the paperwork. I've been struggling to identify these with such little information to go off of. Any help is greatly appreciated. First image to last: - Small roughly 1'' tooth - Was thought to be plesiosaur tooth but it looks slightly different then the confirmed plesiosaur tooth I own - unknown -wrist or ankle of some sort, mammoth
  12. Hello everyone, happy to have discovered this forum ! I'm french and was in Grand canyon for Holliday's, a week ago and during a hike I found this grey stone among all the red ones. It looks like a tooth by its form and the surface is cracked as old ivory. It is very different from all other stones I saw on the place. Could you help me to identify it with your experienced eyes ? Thank you in advance and have a nice day!
  13. Kaiya

    Fossil identification help

    Found on North Florida Beach. 70 x 40 mm
  14. Found on beach in North Florida. About 5x1.5 millimeters. Don’t know what it is yet.
  15. Rodneymarsh

    Potential fossil??

    Found this rock/fossil on a beach in Northumberland, England. I did not break it open. This is as found. Although dull I believe the reverse side contains Pyrite. Any help in identifying is appreciated
  16. connorology

    Petrified wood or just a weird geode?

    Anyone want to weigh in on if this is a fossil or not? The base rock (not the crystals) looks like petrified wood to me, but I don't have much experience IDing petrified wood. It is a strange formation.
  17. connorology

    Another Unknown Trilobite ID Request

    Good Afternoon, This specimen was left to me by my late grandfather. I do not know where it was obtained, though he lived in Minneapolis so it may have been from a nearby state. It appears to be a real fossil (I don't know what anyone would make a fake one that small) but I suppose I really don't know for sure. Any suggestions are appreciated. Thanks, Connor
  18. mr fossil

    Florida fossil shark teeth

    Hello! i found these fossil shark teeth in the peace river near Arcadia, Florida what are the species of shark each tooth came from?. and is tooth number 2 a Megaladon? thank you for your time!
  19. HollieH

    Horse tooth?

    Would love some help IDing this. Found on manasota key in Florida USA. I'm leaning towards horse. But I've gotten bison ans kangaroo in another group.
  20. I live in San Diego and need help identifying what the heck these weird extremely heavy round rocks are. Can someone please tell me what these are? They are huge and extremely heavy with lots of shell fossils and crystals in some.
  21. I have had these rocks around for years and I don’t even remember where they came from. Likely I found them Missouri, but I originally presumed it was amber which wouldn’t be a Missouri find. I did the salt water float test and they sank to the bottom. Could these simply be quartz? What I am most curious about is the circular relief formation seen on the top stone in the picture. The two images are of the top and bottom.
  22. What do you think? I was digging in a pile of stones that were dumped in a low drainage area behind a business. Consequently I don’t know the origin, but I presume they are from the Missouri region. There were a lot of coral and clam fossils in the pile. The rock pictured has an imprint that looks like some sort of annelid. At first I thought crinoid, but I’ve never seen a crinoid impression like this.
  23. Marcs

    Found fossilized shark tooth?

    Hello everyone, Some days ago I was walking along a beach in the Algarve region of Portugal and while looking for shells and mollusc fossils, I found what I believe to be a fossilized shark tooth. I have never found any fossils of elasmobranchs in this place or otherwise so I have no idea what species it could be. This specimen was found in a beach with no rocky outcrops ( except sand heheh ), so I don´t really know what geologic time frame it falls into. Any help with id or with online resources for shark teeth identification is greatly appreciated.
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