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Localities in the Virginia Area
Andúril Flame of the West posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionHello everyone, This is my first posting on TFF (although I've been lurking on the forum for a while) and I am excited to be joining a community centered around one of my main interests. I have seen that this forum houses a very kind and helpful community, and I was hoping that some may be interested in helping a - very new and inexperienced - fossil hunter. I will be in the Charlottesville area for Labor Day weekend and I am in search of any tips for finding fossils in that area or general locations where they might be. I am willing to drive up to 3 hours to other locations in Vi
How to Select a “Probable Area” to Begin Digging
Megalodoodle posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionMany Needmore formation sites are located where I live. I was wondering how does one go about selecting a “probable spot” to begin digging/splitting shale. Is there some trade secret that I am unaware of or is it pure luck?
Fossil ID: Needmore formation Devonian fossils ( Lost River)
Rexofspades posted a topic in Fossil IDHello, As a follow up to my previous post, I wanted to see if anyone can help me Identify some of the things I found or confirm my suspicions. all material was found in Wardensville, part of the needmore formation in the Lost River quarry. #1 lets start with the biggest stumper, I have absolutely no Idea what this thing is or even if it is a fossil. my best guess is a possible trilobite feeler, but even then I am not familiar enough with their anatomy to make that call. failing that, some sort of soft bodied invertebrate perhaps? #2
Lost river trip 08/29/2021
Rexofspades posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsHi all! Went on an expedition to Wardensville this weekend to try out some new equipment, decided to go to the Lost river quarry and try my hand at shale splitting. The drive was nice and uneventful. but eventually I made it to the spot. The scree was more treacherous than I expected, has to use my new rockhammer as a pick of sorts to help anchor myself. this was my very first time to this locality, doing anything like this for that matter, so I had no idea what I would find if anything. after scrambling up to the rock wall and looking over the texture my eyes were met with the fir
Gastropod or something else?
gdsfossil posted a topic in Fossil IDFreshly found. Found in/very close to Needmore Formation near Petersburg WV. More sandstone than shale, but shale was just above. Lots of brachiopods nearby. Would love someone to tell me it's a rare ammonite or similar. Thoughts? ID help? Thank you.
Gastropod or something similar?
cameronsfossilcollection posted a topic in Fossil IDHey again, this is a very tiny ~.5cm shell that I found some time ago at the regular road cut at the Lost River exposure of the Mahantango Formation. I would guess it’s a Gastropod or something similar but if it could be narrowed down any further I would be elated. Thanks guys!
Mystery Fossil from the Lost River - no idea!
cameronsfossilcollection posted a topic in Fossil IDHere with another fossil, and I’m pretty sure this time it’s actually a fossil Distinct striations on a smooth impression in the shale. Just half an inch longways and about .4 inches tall. Found at the regular Lost River cut, Middle Devonian age. Thanks guys!