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Found 410 results

  1. I found this fossil around 4 years ago in a creek in West Virginia. I'm curious to know if it is possible to determine the time period when this fossil might have formed, the possible creature it might have been, and just more about it in general. The fossil is composed of a very deeply embedded scale pattern that is about 2.5 inches in diameter. Only about 1/2 of the fossil is very visible, and the fossil is in a layered black rock. The fossil appears as though it is long, like a snake would have been, but unfortunately I only have a small portion of the original fossil, so it's hard to tell. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
  2. Are these fossils?

    Hello fellow fossil lovers! I found these at a beach in NSW, Australia called caves beach after smashing open some rocks. Do you reckon either of them are fossils and if so what would they be? Thanks.
  3. So finally the keichousaurus that I had chosen has arrived in the mail today. I think it looks great, but i'd like to hear from you guys if it's authentic.
  4. Indentification please?!

    Found this near a cliff on the beach in the north east of England unsure what it is?
  5. Hi everyone this is matt again a while ago in one of the creeks in the woods around my house I found this 5 pound chunk of quartz stone here is some photos of the rock enjoy
  6. Plant Fossil?

    Found in Raubsville Pennsylvania
  7. Clayton OK Fossil or Rock?

    Could the attached photo be a fossil. It was found underground by a trenching crew near Clayton, OK. Seen it on a desk as a paper weight, curiosity is killing me.
  8. Hi all! Im a newbie but have always enjoyed the outdoors and collecting anything naturistic from feathers to artifacts. I do not have much knowledge of geology unfortunately. This was collected about 2.5 miles from my house in the foot hills of the appalachians. It is so humid here, that I would be surprised if much relating to fossils would survive for very long being exposed. None the less, I am curious as to what everyone's opinion of this neato looking rock is. It has this strange white coating on it...I took the best photos possible with the phone that I have.
  9. Are These Bones

    Found these and kept them because they look so much like bone. Can anyone tell me for certain if they are bone? Thanks
  10. What is this

    This was found in West Virginia. Any thoughts on what it could be?
  11. Can Anyone Identify This?

    Found this on the Frio River after a good rain. It has round crystals unless they are eggs. I also thought it could be coral. Can anyone tell what this is?
  12. Found in driveway.

    I am not a specialist in any way. My son found this rock digging in our driveway. He is super excited and I am curious to see what the professionals identify it as.
  13. Fossil?

    Found in Pennsylvania Raubsville
  14. I was on the Dry Frio River and I was climbing up on some limestone boulders and I noticed this square hole in the top of this rock. I have no clue how it got there but there were no rocks in it. Just some dust. No evidence of carving. It's about a foot deep. 5" x 5" square hole. Somebody found an old spongebob fossil maybe. Lol
  15. Stone or Fossil

    I've seen pictures of certain fossilized eggs that look similar to this. I was thinking it is some form of sea floor dwelling organism.. i'm still learning so identification is important. Anybody know?
  16. Found this in South Missouri near Lake Ozarks. We were playing along a small river. I am new at fossil ID but love to collect cool rocks & fossils. Mainly just wanted to share, but would love some input thoughts...
  17. Could it be a fossil?

    Hi everyone, i found this in a little crop of well-stratified limestone/dolomite in the middle of the carbonate platform. What is it?
  18. What is this?

    Found In Raubsville PA
  19. Fossil?

    Found in Raubsville Pennsylvania
  20. Fossil?

  21. Fossil or rock?

    This was found in Raubsville Pennsylvania
  22. Hi everyone I recently got a large sandstone block (~20cm x 20cm x 20cm) which is like a shell deathbed (see pics). There's a layer of weathered material on the surface but underneath it's a nice piece. I was wanting to try and clean it up and do something nice with it. My ideas were to either (1) square it off and polish the block or (2) Square it off and slice it into multiple thin slabs (maybe 2-3cm thick) which could then be polished. I'm not sure if it's bad practice to slice up a fossil or not. Anyway, I was hoping someone might be able to give me some advice on what tools would be appropriate for cutting a block this size or how to go about polishing the block afterwards. Alternatively, if anyone has any other cool ideas for it I'd be keen to hear them. Any advice would be really appreciated! Cheers
  23. Just Rocks or Fossils?

    I found some what I think are rocks at Mazonia that have interesting patterns. They feel gritty like sandstone but I have never seen it with these patterns. Is this a type of sandstone? Could they be fossils? The last two are opposite sides of the same sample.
  24. Fossil?

    Found in Pennsylvania Raubsville
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