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  1. Fossil ID

    Please help me identify this fossil. I found it in wyoming at the wild iris climbing area. I cant find anything that looks similar to it on the internet. Any help would be appreciated. Quarter for scale
  2. Unknown tooth from North Florida

    I found this mystery un-erupted tooth a few weeks ago while snorkeling the Sante fe river. The site is came from is Pliocene -Pleistocene. Roughly the size of a golf ball.
  3. Venice Beach Florida 2

    I found a number of probable bone fragments near Venice Beach Florida. This one had a little more shape to it, some color variation and a slightly more smooth texture. Can anyone identify it or does it go in the pile of unidentifiable mammal bone fragments? Any suggestions are appreciated.
  4. Hey I'm a new member and I need some help with identifying this fossil! I've had this for a few years now but I just found this website and am so curious if someone might know what this is. I found in at a beach in southeastern Florida, and have never seen something like it since. on the other side of it, it looks as though it broke at some point (this is how I found it) I would be so appreciative if someone could tell me what this is!
  5. Egg looking rock?

    Found this on a sandy bank of the St John's river in NE Florida. Thought the interesting cracked "shell" appearance was worth inquiring about. Thanks.
  6. What are theses things?

    I keep finding these things. What are they?
  7. Piece of bone unknown

    Hey everyone, I've found this piece of bone last year at the "maasvlakte 2" in the Netherlands. (did see a post from max fossils who did explain really nice where this is :-D Link here) Since then I'm trying to figure out what it is and to who it did belong (not that I'm returning it ) Are you guys able to help me out? The size is in centimeters Thanks!
  8. Fossil Tooth?

    If anyone could help me identify this, I would appreciate it. Can post more pics if needed. I won this at an auction.
  9. Mystery fossil

    I found this in a pebble conglomerate layer of the late Cretaceous near Hovenweep National Monument in Utah. It is protruding from one of the layer's constituent pebbles. I assume the actual age is earlier than Late Cretaceous since the pebbles are seemingly a part of the proto ROCKY mountain progeny.
  10. Need ID Help

    A friend from Owego, NY sent me this photo of a specimen he found near his house (not quite sure of the circumstances). When he first described it, it sounded like an ammonite, but after seeing it, I don't know what it is.... some kind of coral, stromatolite, petrified tree, concretion?? I'd appreciate any help you can give. Thanks!
  11. Fossil found in bird seeds... ?

    its about the size of a dime. found it in my bird feeder... very very weird! any ideas? i live in florida was in my bird feeder with seeds.. it could have been in the seeds or placed there by a bird
  12. What is this?

  13. Hi Everyone, Somewhat new to fossil collecting. I picked this up for 20$ at a flea market, sold to me by a very old man who didn't know anything about it. Is it real? Any help appreciated.
  14. Mystery Items

    Not sure what either of these items are, if anything. Square item is about 1" and looks like stone. Longer item about 1 1/4" and looks fossilized. Both from Miocene area. Thanks for any help.
  15. Any ideas as to what this is? I'm a novice. Thought it might be part of a mammoth tooth but the roots-if that's what they are-look kind of distorted and not as uniform as what I've seen. Maybe some sort of trace fossil? Found in a stream bed in N. NJ. Thanks!
  16. love fossils. can not identify.

    I grew up in Washington. Next to Stonerose fossil dig site and showroom. I am now in Arizona and found this among the previous tenants yard litterings and have no clue if rock or fossil, it reminds me of Some fossils I have seen. Clueless tho. Please and thank you to any help with this.
  17. Haven't seen antler like this and was hoping someone knows what animal it might be from? Unlike typical antler I find with convex or flat base, its base is slightly concave. Also at its base are what look like 3 additional points that are likely broken and incomplete. I looked through some books but I couldn't identify it. Any ideas?
  18. What is this (Missouri)?

    I found two of these while fossil hunting in a stream bed. West central Missouri. Any ideas?
  19. Unknown Fossil from Guatemala

    Found a large amount of these up in the mountains in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, near Laguna de Magdalena, approximately 3,200 meters above sea level. Immediately assumed it was a type of coral, especially considering the area was at the bottom of the ocean 300+ million years ago. Does any one have any idea what this is? Is it in fact coral? Any idea what kind, if so?
  20. Can anyone tell me what this is?

    Does anyone know what this is? We found it at a abandoned construction site.. it had some sharks teeth inside.. its 7in x 3 in at its widest point. Thanks ! I'm almost thinking it looks like a huge phosphate module? I really have no clue.
  21. Mystery item

    Not sure what this is if anything; maybe just shell, but hopefully not. It was found in a Miocene area. It is 1 1/8" X 1/2". It is 3/16" thick on one end. Thanks.
  22. Possible tooth?

    Found this in a river a few years ago, and liked to believe it is a tooth. However unsure of true identification, and its very possible its just a stone. The base however looks similar to how a tooth does below the gum line, with pronounced difference in textures, which has led meto belive it maybe more than a rock. Please help. I can supply better images if needed.
  23. Unknown fossil found at beach

    Found this while walking along. Approximately 1 metre long, one of the rocks used to stop dune erosion, so unlikely from area. Any ideas? I have more images if needed, of all angles.
  24. Hi. I am new to fossil hunting and barely even have a beginner's knowledge at this point. I found this when I was sifting in some gravel on the shore of the Peace River in Arcadia, FL. I have been looking online for two days trying to figure it out but to no avail. I can't even find anything similar. I believe it is a claw attached to the limb of whatever creature this came from. My only other thought is tooth attached to a very large root....like I said I don't have enough knowledge at this point to be able to properly deduce, but the part at the end definitely looks to be a claw or tooth in my extremely limited opinion. I imagine, since I couldn't find anything similar in all my searches of Peace River teeth and claws, that it is probably just a modern find. I figured it was worth a shot. It's definitely interesting looking to a beginner like myself. :-) Thank you in advance for your help!
  25. Tooth ID

    Could you please help me ID this tooth? Area is Miocene. Tooth is 15/16" long. Thanks.