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  1. Quampegan

    Unusual form

    Unusual, very black and smooth. I’ve collecter turtle shell fragments and bone before but this seems different. Very flat on one side with a center raised section on the other. Found along intercoastal river near Charleston, SC I appreciate any ideas. Not like my usual turtle finds! Quampegan
  2. JarrodB

    Turtle Shell

  3. Chris Anderson

    Turtle shell fragments?

    just got done looking for more sharks teeth and other fossils. Found these within a 100 yards of each other. I believe they are turtle shell fragments from what I have seen from before. Can anyone please telle if I am right? These were found in North Myrtle Beach.
  4. Chad carney

    Fossil

  5. Found on the Brazos River just southwest of Houston. The title says it all, as that's about all I know about this one! Any help on narrowing it down beyond that to something like a basic genus or even a species would be welcome.
  6. 307FossilGuy

    Golf ball dimpled surface

    Can anyone help me with this one? Have found a lot of darker brown, nearly black ones also. Thought they were a shell of sorts but not sure
  7. TheRussell

    Fossil turtle shell?

    I found this in a creek bed amongst what I am told is ironstone rock. Wondering if anyone knows what it is. Thanks. It weighs at least 80 pounds.
  8. Ruger9a

    Turtle shell?

    Good afternoon folks. I have what I believe to be a fossil turtle shell pieces. It was listed as "unidentified fossil in sedimentary matrix found in the SW desert". What do you think?
  9. Hello everyone, I am in desperate need of help with a huge debate I have been having with a friend over fossils preserved in ironstone concretions. From some of what I had read to some advice from other members I it possible to find vertebrate bone among shells and other mollusks preserved in an ironstone concretion. Whether it leaves a trace of the organism, morphs the organic material into the structure of the iron concretion through the decomposition with preserving, or whatever else it may be it seems to be possible. So recently I have hunted a place known to have recorded mar
  10. Hello I present an interesting question that I'm not to confident to answer myself and am seeking help from the more knowledgeable. Since it seems like (from what I had seen) iron concretions can at rare times preserve certain fossils or traces in one way or another such as molluscs, brachopods, and such. Due to this would it be possible for material such as turtle shell scutes or maybe even croc scutes to turn up in such concretions in one way or another? (the pics are just snipets of general info that I came across online)
  11. Last Saturday my friend and I once again ventured out. We had such a great time last trip, we decided to try to repeat it. I am including a slide of the nicest teeth I found, and a fun layout project that I may ot follow through on, and the remainder of the fossils found in 4 hours of sifting gravel. We went to the same little stream in Northport. jIt runds into the Myakka river, but I don't know its name, in face there are lots of tributaries in the area, so it may well be just a branch of somehting, or unnamed. At any rate, the place is magical. After our hurricane last years, the canapy has
  12. Hello, I have two fragments of what looks like turtle shells. The triangular one was found on SW Florida Beach. The rectangular one Tampa Bay, Florida beach and has a curve They both have divisional lines or segments on one side. Is there enough to ID? (4 photos of front and back of 2 fragments) Thanks so much.
  13. Chomper

    Turtle shell?

    I was at Matako cabins this weekend and found this where parts of the cliff had broke away. It looks like a turtle shell. Can any one ID this for me please.
  14. Cachersusie

    Turtle Shell?

    We found this in Post Oak Creek in Sherman, TX. Is it a turtle shell fragment possibly? Thank you.
  15. JarrodB

    I'm Back!

    I had a great day on the North Sulphur River Texas. I kayaked a few miles but found most of my quality items right by the first bridge and surrounded by tracks. The shark verts were in situ coming out of the clay. I only found 3 but I feel more will come out with another rise. I will come back and check the location. The big piece of turtle shell looked like old metal in the water so I'm sure people had been walking over it. The mosasaur tooth is nice but broken on one side. The artifacts were a nice bonus.
  16. Hi guys me again, Anyone knows of a turtle with spikes on the Miocene of Florida? Regards, Alex
  17. Nick T

    Unknown fossil

    Just wondering if anyone knows what this is. It looks like a turtle shell from the top but looks like it was round at one time.
  18. Barker122797

    Fossil find Apr 4

    Found this fossil in North Texas dallas area (grapevine lake). No clue but resembles turtle shell? It's small - about 2-3 inches across.
  19. Jake alexander

    Fossilized turtle shell?

    A fossil my father found on the dunes of Venice, Florida. We thought it was fossilized turtle shell, but not 100% sure.
  20. reddesilets

    Not fossils, but amazing anyway

    From the album: First Fossil Hunt - Summerville, SC

    These were not fossilized; however, they were well worthy of being added to today's collection. On the right is a piece of a turtle shell and on the left is a scapula. After looking up what a turtle scapula looks like, it isn't from the turtle the shell came from (me flexing my desire to possibly pursue forensic anthropology; yes I know it isn't human, but still). Comparison between human and turtle scapulae: http://www.riken.jp/~/media/riken/import/en/info/release/press/2009/090710/image/01.gif
  21. CALWilson

    Armored Turtle Shell?

    I found this in the same creek as the dino prints. It's really wild looking--maybe a turtle/tortoise shell? Has anyone seen anything like it?
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