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  1. Dinosaur bones and teeth, shark teeth, and green river formation sedimentary fossils get most of the glory. What are some of the other fossils that deserve more attention?
  2. will stevenson

    Show us your rarest sharks tooth

    Hi guys, we’ve seen people’s 6 gill and 7 gill teeth, we’ve seen peoples extraordinary common teeth and I thought why not post your single rarest sharks tooth this is mine, incredibly rare from a very small site that has been closed for decades, I haven’t seen another, if you have please tell me
  3. Skeetersaurus

    Motivation at its best

    Absolutely love that feeling of never knowing what you are about to uncover. No words can explain that moment when you catch that first glimpse at a present that's been waiting for you for millions of years!! I'm 5 years old all over again, lol. The icing on the cake is when your kids catch the same feeling and you see the excitement in their eyes when they see that. Ever elusive gem (fossil) lying before them!! Got to love it! < ; ^ ><
  4. 3 Sarcosuchus teeth with a Certificate. Formation: Erlhaz Fm. Location: Tenere-Woestijn, Niger. Biggest is 3,2 cm Looking for a Megalodon or Mastodon tooth.
  5. ChristopherWay

    Epic Unusual Find in Andalusia

    Hello All! I’m Christopher and I’m new to the gang! I want to thank anyone and everyone in advance for the help and learning that will come from this site! I want to share a recent epic find as a first hello! I couldn’t believe that 90* bend!! IMG_3810.MOV
  6. What is the most rare fossil on your collection? I think the most rare fossil on my collection is a Huntoniantonia huntonensis (my profile photo). You?
  7. Paleorunner

    Help with rare ammonite.

    Yesterday I was taking a walk in my area of Cretaceous, and I found these two pieces. At first I thought of misshapen fragments, of some kind of ammonite. But at home looking at them in more detail, I realized that the ammonite is complete, (it hurts that they are not in better condition). As I observe it seems that they are elongated, and crushed, and in a state of death, they folded. The most deteriorated one has a hole in the shell, in which the septa can be seen, and the other the sutures can be seen well. The largest measures 2.3 ctms in its current state, (folded). What kind of
  8. Visero

    any info would be wonderful!

    This was recovered near a gold mine in western Montana. I have absolutely no idea what it is. any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
  9. heZZ

    Raptor claw

    Not mine, i found it at an auction. Can you tell what it is? Raptor foot (toe) claw is believed to be from Utah. Measurements: 3.6 x 1.4 x 0.9 inches
  10. Dinosaur teeth from North Carolina are very rare to come by. There are only a small handful of sites where they have come from. One of the sites is well known, but the others are a closely guarded secret. Those of you who have been lucky to find such things, let's see your pictures. Not mosasaurs, not plesiosaurs but land dwelling dinosaurs. Here are mine. First a Tyrannosauroidea indet. There are two known Tyrannosaurids from N.C. Dryptosaurus and Appalachasaurus.The small size of this tooth will most likely keep it from being able to be ID'd
  11. One of my rarest fossil finds! This is a Pseudocorax affinis that I found while hunting in New Jersey's Cretaceous age streams. This is a very rare find for the area. It's in really nice shape too. One of my favorite teeth.
  12. Hi everyone, I was recently offered this Giganotosaurus tooth. I was wondering if there was a way to distinguish it from carcharodontosaurus teeth from the kem kem beds? Or if anyone can share there opinion on this one, thank you.
  13. Top Trilo

    Trilobite Rarity

    Elrathia trilobites are very common, they're small, have no spines, and have a lot of preserved molts. On the other hand you have rare trilobites with spines covering its whole body or trilobites that exceed half a meter. These are not as common, but spines and size seem to be an evolutionary advantage. Why are the trilobites that seem to have the best chance of survival the rarest ones? Or is it just a marketing play?
  14. It has 10 percent restoration. It's 13.5 inches long. It was found in Baker Montana region.
  15. I just made a video which includes a video at the end of my Rarest Fossil find! It's a beautiful fish which are super rare here. Hopefully you enjoy the video if you choose to watch it
  16. Hello everyone, I'd like to share my extreme budget collection of exotic megs/shark teeth so far, I've have been collecting shark teeth and other for a little over a year and a half now on an extremely tight budget and have been surprised by what I was able to get a hold of so far. Condition doesn't bother me hence the budget but I have been able to find some megs from from interesting locations over the short period of time I've been collecting with a little bit of luck. Locations include Puerto Rico, Cuba, Japan, Hawaii, Morocco, Mexico, Peru, and The Phillipines. Anyone else out
  17. Mioplosus_Lover24

    Fish Aspirations!

    One of the rarest and most unique fossils are aspiration pieces! I have been very lucky in acquiring 2 over the course of collecting, neither are incredibly good, but their rarity alone makes them that much more desirable! I would love to see anyone else's fish with eyes bigger than their stomachs!
  18. Dear Friends, I decided to share more from my passion, good finds or interesting things if we talk about Baltic Amber with inclusions. This is still fascinating for me and there is always chance for something extra or new for science. This time it is something that i found first time ever and i don't have it in any book about amber inclusions. Its a Extremely Rare, Aquatic Nymph Of Veliidae - SMALLER WATER STRIDER. Why so rare ? Well in general aquatic organism's are always very rare becouse they was in water or near water so its very simple. Its easy to imagine t
  19. Dino1

    Rare fossils

    Hey guys, I am just starting to collect fossils, does anyone know of any types of “rare” fossils?
  20. Dino1

    Rarity of fossils

    Hey guys, being the amateur fossil enthusiast that I am I have a question, why are fossils from the weaker dinosaurs more common than those at the top of the food chain? Triceratops bones are so common and cheap yet a chunk of T. rex bone can cost a whole lot more. Why?
  21. mikeymig

    Thats new to me.

    Nassoviocrinus costatus (Goldring 1954) I posted recently about our latest fossil hunt in the Devonian of NY and showed you all the little crinoid we found. Whenever I find one of these ancient echinoderms that Im not familiar with, I show it to my friend George McIntosh of the RMSC. I sent some pics to George and he told me that it looks like Nassoviocrinus costatus. I never heard of that crinoid before so I had to look it up and learn a little. However, Index Fossils of NA was published in 1944 and this crinoid was described in 1954 and the internet shows very little about it (m
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