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  1. Purplesandpiper

    Found in North New Jersey

    Understand this may just be a rock but nothing around in the creek bed matches what this looks like. Not sure if it’s some sort of shell concretion or what. Just wondering if anyone had any thoughts.
  2. Kerry5555

    Help identifying

    Hello, Could anyone help identifying this? thank you in advance kerry
  3. Rlynn

    looking to id this

    Looking on help identifing is this is possibly petrified soft tissue?
  4. AndersonNoe

    Lithuanian fossils, what are they?

    Hello everyone! After looking at some findings, I spotted some stones, which look the very same. Stones, which usually should be glacial erratics! All three stones look the same. Does that mean, they came from the same place? I'd have some hope, it could be some mushrooms of some time, since they all have the very exact same built, but I think, that's not even possible? After a farmer went over the field, plowing, I found a broken stone, from which there peeped out a long, round fossil. It does not really look like the rugosa I constantly find. Does somebody know, wh
  5. Irongiant97

    Fossil or just a rock?

    Found this at a spot I was told there was shark teeth. Spotted this, it stood out to me, not sure if it’s a fossil, but it does pass the lick test. I’ve only rinsed it off and given it a scrub with a toothbrush, so it’s pretty rough. Also it’s wet in the pics.
  6. Galahad

    Gigantic Chunk of Amber?

    I don’t know from which locality this specimen originated. I found it among my late grandfather’s property. From what I can gather, this is an extremely large specimen of amber. It weighs approximately 110 lbs, measures approximately 22” x 18” x 11” and features many interesting inclusions from what i can see. I’ve performed a scratch test, hot needle test, acetone test, smell test, saltwater test, UV light test, and specific gravity test… all of which seem to confirm its identity as amber. If this is true, however, based on the information I can find, it would seem that I’ve come
  7. Hey everyone this is my first post to the forum. I hope everyone is doing well. While fossil hunting in Amelia island I came across this fossil. At first I thought it was a Scute but after seeing photos it doesn’t have the craters you see in most scutes. Then I thought it was a Sea Robin Skull but it also looks different from that as well. Does anyone have any other suggestions on what it may be?
  8. Tigereagle12345

    Some pieces of bone

    I was recently at a fossil show in Buffalo NY at which I obtained some small, unidentified, pieces of bone. Three of these pieces I believe might be identifable, so if anyone know what they are, the information would be appreciated. The first one is just a small piece of bone, however, it has three holes on one end that I am curious about. Could they be bite marks? The second fossil is the one that I think has the best chance of being identified, due to it's shape. It is also unusually light for it's size. The final fossil I was told was a part of an Edmonto
  9. lukkey

    Can anyone help identify?

    I found this in a creek fossil hunting and I can not identify it, and cannot find it on the internet. If someone could identify that would be great.
  10. TinySpiderMonkeyNinja

    This is another from my backyard treasure chest!

    I love my backyard, I don' love being clueless as to where the previous owners purchased the rocks from. I am fairly positive that they are a mixture of at least two different styles, one of which I know is a river or lake mixture. (I was able to get one person on another forum to tell me they look like possibly Michigan Lakes stones) What I did not know, is that coral and sponge could be found in fresh water sources, any body an expert in this sector? Or if you have any opinions on the Lake Michigan suggestion, please let me know what you think. When I am more familiar with the different for
  11. Rocksmakemehappy

    Do you see what I see?

    Hello everyone, I am hopeful that I can get some information about this rock/fossil. I see quite a few different shapes in this guy here, but I need to make sure that my imagination is not running away with me. I don’t know if I should keep trying to brush clean, to show what I believe is the fossil. or continue. My Indian artifacts consume a lot of spare time, and space enough as it is. but now this guy got me really intrigued. thanks in advanced everyone.
  12. Lithrael

    Tooth? Spine? Venice beach FL

    New to Venice beach FL, been picking up lots of shark teeth and stuff from puffers and rays but this is a new one. Picked it up just north of the Venice inlet. Any ideas? Photos are next to a millimeter caliper.
  13. MC_Hendges

    Green Mill Run, NC Identity

    Hello! I’m very new to the hobby of fossil finding and I already can’t get enough of it. I went to green mill run in Greenville, North Carolina and found a few good pieces, but I can’t seem to identify one of them. Any help would be very much appreciated, thank you!
  14. Quercus

    Fossil (?) ID, Isle of Wight

    Hello people, glad I found this forum as I love fossil hunting but am never sure of what I find, beyond speculation. I found this little piece resting on the sand earlier today at Whitecliff Bay on the Isle of Wight. Any thoughts? I’ve taken a few pictures to try to give some indication of size. TIA
  15. As it's too stormy to collect fossils... Jurassic, Callovian, Oxford Clay, Peterborough Member, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. This was something very odd I found from a concretion in the Oxford Clay. They are great for three dimensional fossils such as ammonites. It looks like wood, in which case it's my first bit that isn't carbonised, or possibly bone. It could also simply be mineral. Another possibility is fish. I really wish there was more of it, that might have cleared it up, and would appreciate your thoughts.
  16. lesofprimus

    Help in ID'ing these gifts

    Trying to ID a couple gifts just recently given to me from a digger buddy in Texas... First is a croc/gator tooth. Second is a vertebra. Third looks to be a small scute. Fourth is supposedly portions of a bat jaw. Any help would be greatly appreciated...
  17. Found this fossil recently. looks like its possible tooth sockets and the material is very bone like but it has a secondary medium meshed with it, which is what alerted me to it being a fossil. i thought it was just a cool unique rock at first or a native american artifcact considering my finger fit perfectly in the socket. I thought it may be broken clay pottery or just some sort of tool. you guys think it could be from iguanadon? similar features for sure.
  18. Hey! I have just been given this fossils, the previous owner could not find the certificate of authenticity, and I am not sure if it is real or not. It's very heavy, the teeth stand out a lot, and they feel smooth. Could please someone help us identify if it could be real? Thanks.
  19. Sandfossil

    Could this be a type of coral?

    I am going through a collection of rocks I acquired cleaning and trying to identify. I know how important location is but in this case I honestly have no idea. This one reminded me of a coral but thought I should ask the experts. Thank you for looking and your time.
  20. Hi everyone, I found these whilst beach combing for fossils at Walton-On-The-Naze, Essex, England just a few meters from the London Clay level. They are fossilised and look like vertebrae. can anyone help identify which mammal they came from. They were found together in the same spot, stuck amongst pyrite and shingle. a big thank you in advance Stephen
  21. WallaceGavin


    I can’t identify exactly what these are? Found them in Barton Creek near Austin. They look like a gastropod but haven’t seen any with the rears this out to the edge. Also the other pointy ones are even about the center while this one is near the back end.
  22. Found this broken piece first. I initially thought this one to be wood. But after looking at the first one I found them to be similar in the pattern just different material. I think I have one similar to this one that is a favosite? Found these in different areas on the ground in Muskogee County north of Webber Falls, Ok close to the Arkansas River. I believe it to be Middle Pennsylvanian, Atoka formation. I found several odd things but wanted to start with these. I am thinking 1-3 are some type of corals. And 4 I have no idea it was
  23. Warpig

    Texas Claw/tooth find

    Found this guy down on the gravel hills above my section of the Guadalupe river bottom. South of the confluence or the San Marcos and Guadalupe and north of Victoria. After rains the leaves and top soil washes down and reveals pretty good gravel. Only ever found this as a fossil. But we have arrow heads and indian artifacts as well. Trying to determine if it's a claw or tooth. Mammal or Reptile and any age. Not going to sell or value just inquiring. Hershey's kiss for size reference.
  24. Let me know what you guys think!! I would love to get an idea of the time period and what shark it came from! Thanks in advance!
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