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Found 521 results

  1. Morocco crocodile????

    This is a “pterosaurs” jaw I got as a gift a little bit ago. It was sold as a pterosaurs jaw with composite teeth the species is Siroccopteryx But Am almost 100% sure that it is wrongly identified it looks like a crocodile jaw maybe. So if someone can help me identify the jaw that would be amazing.
  2. Hello there! I was inspired by @markjw to check out the Credit River here in Mississauga, Ontario (Georgian Bay Formation, Upper Ordovician) because where I normally hunt there are typically no corals and I'd love to add a couple to my collection. Consequently, I went out for about an hour this morning before the family got up in order to try my luck, and I'm happy to say that I was successful!!! Based on information provided by @FossilDAWG in other threads here on TFF, I think all of my colonial rugose corals are Favistina calcina - here are photos of three of my specimens: Specimen #1 - side view: Specimen #2 - top and bottom views: Specimen #3 - top and bottom views: more to come...
  3. Possible fossil find

    As a newbie first of all Hello everybody Today I was hiking and found an interesting rock along side the old mine road. Knowing that this type of rock may contain crystals I had it split open. It was quite a big rock, but the crystals were so tiny I could hardly see them...so anyway I was about to dispose of it when I noticed something unusual. To me it looks like a piece of a small perforated skin...but to be honest I have no clue what it might be... Any thoughts?
  4. Found this in 2012 somewhere in northwest Alabama, while tromping around. I've no idea what it is, but it looked like some kind of tooth in bone. The big protrusion looks rough and kind of like cement, but looking closer it appears to go into the "bone" area, like a regular tooth. I'm more of a rockhound, but this was too unusual to not pick up. Any help with identifying it would be greatly appreciated.
  5. My brother collects rocks, I however do not. I was at a local auction and there were a number of neat rocks I purchased a bunch and turns out for the most part I did really well. However, this one neither of us knew about but given they came from a museum I was hopeful, the label reads “Petrified turtle eggs, sack of three eggs, Lamedeer, Montana.” I have a whole five bucks invested into it so it won’t hurt me if it’s just a rock.
  6. Need Help IDing Hell Creek Dino Bone

    I have a fossil found in the Hell Creek Formation in South Dakota. Through studying I have not found a bone that matches mine in any known Hell Creek dinosaur. The bone is 8 1/4 inches tall, 5 inches long, and a width of 1 3/4 inches. The fossil weighs 2 lbs and 14.2 ounces. My belief is that it is from an ornithischian, possibly a ceratopsian or an ornithopod. It has a large hole in it for bone marrow, and at first glance looks like a human hip bone. Please help ID my fossil! Thanks!!!! -Carnoraptor
  7. Hello, a couple of weeks ago I bought a piece of amber. All the seller told me was that he had no idea what it could be. It has some cracks, I presume that’s why he sold it to me for a really low price. The piece is less than an inch in length. It is from the early cenomanian (98-99 million years old). It comes from the Hukawng Valley in northern Myanmar.
  8. 45 year old mystery

    My dad found this on a construction site over 45 years ago and it got stuck in a drawer and never identified. We used to jokingly call it the caveman finger but I’m sure it’s just some sort of geological formation. Any clues?
  9. Unknown Hell Creek Fossils

    Any information on the following finds would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
  10. UFO from pliocene marine sediments

    Hi everyone, I can't identify these fossils. They come from Pliocene marine sediments. What they are? Size of the biggest one 1.5 cm Thanks!
  11. seed?...shell? or other?

    found this little thingy on a pebble but have no idea if it is anything what do you think? found in gravel from Brazos river west of Houston Texas.
  12. Hi guys! Fossil ID Please

    I've had this fossil in my draw for a couple of weeks and curiosity has got the better of me and I'm dying to figure out what it is, I've researched what I believe it could be and keep reaching dead ends. Any help would be appreciated! I discovered this odd shaped fossil a couple of weeks back and I'm bewildered what it could be or could be part of. It was found either on the isle of sheppey or folkston my fossils kind of got jumbled up from the day so I can't be certain. But location might help with identification. Any help will be much appreciated!
  13. Ordovician Unknown

    On my Sunday exploration, I came across a cliff that exposed something I had never seen before. These specimens were in a very narrow band (4 inches thick) and the hard limestone reminded me of Maquoketa as opposed to Galena. They have a spongish look to it but they also remind me of a recepticulite, similar to Tetragonis sulcata. I forgot my size marker. These are about thumb size if you have short stubby thumbs like me!!
  14. Hello friends- I recently found this oddball fossil at an estate sale, of course the info on it was missing. SO I have no idea what I have. The "scale" skin lines almost look as if someone scratched them on, but I wonder why the heck someone would do that when there are definite fossil elements. I could be wrong. Sorry for the rather bad photos. I will take more detailed shots soon. Thanks for any help with this piece.
  15. Large vertebra

    I find lots of these and never know what kind of critter they came from. Definitely fossilized
  16. Rock or fossil?

    The more I look at this I just can’t help but think that it is something more than just a pretty rock. What do you guys think?
  17. Hi all, I thought I would start off with my most recent find and one that has been making me crazy trying to figure out what it is. It is obviously a pelvic area from some mammal. The rear part of it looks like mammoth but I can’t find anything on the web that looks like that front area with the beaklike bone. My first attempt at posting pics on here so hopefully this works. I realize it is upside down but it is too delicate to flip over
  18. Unknown weird things

    I found this small stone it had a couple odd tiny items on it which i looked at under the microscopic camera and photographed. The stone itself was about an inch to two inches I thought I had a photo of it but did not and it now lies in one of several buckets of other stones here somewhere. The first item is striped and about the size of a half grain of rice?...the other was even smaller. any ideas what these are?
  19. Tried purse again high tide was coming on so a miserable walk back through the water. Found a few decent teeth nothing big. Most ate dinged up. Any ways I have two I would appreciate assistance on. One is the tooth on my pinkie. The other I photographed each side. Thanks?
  20. Unknown Thing....Probably Geological

    I've been digging through an old stash of fossils I collected years ago, and came across this thing. I seem to remember finding it about 20 years ago whilst out walking in North East Wales, UK. It is quite lightweight for the size, and makes a very different sound compared to the dull thud of a rock, when tapped with a fingernail. There also appears to be some sort of impression prominent on the "inside" curve. I expect this to be something geological (or even archaeological), but on the off-chance anyone has an inkling what it might be, you'd be putting years of curiosity to rest! Also, there are small features throughout the rock/specimen, with some parallel looking grooves amongst them:
  21. Ummm what is it?

    Hi. i recently purchased the “little pile of stuff” in the for sale section. And as I was looking over the slab I’m finding “heads” off of 5 trilobites (you can see one on upper right corner of the picture) and I’m getting more and more excited when I notice a discoloration on the side. So I carefully split it there. At first I’m thinking “oh cool! A leaf!” But as I’m looking at it I notice the strange structures right at the edge..now I’m not so sure anymore. What the heck did I luck into?
  22. Fossil Vertebra ID

    Hi all, I was going through the haul of Amelia Island shark teeth that I collected as a kid, and I found a vertebra that I had forgotten about among the teeth. Its quite small, maybe half a centimeter the long way. I'm pretty sure the thing is roughly Miocene aged along with the rest of the fossils that show up on Amelia beaches (Although my understanding is that they are pulled up through dredging so I could be completely wrong!). Its pretty heavily weathered from the ocean so I'm not expecting a miracle here, but I'd love to learn a bit more about my (re)discovery!
  23. Marine Fossil ID Request

    Fossil Forum folks have been a huge help to me so far. Here is another ID request for a fossil found recently in ORDOVICIAN limestone of SE Minnesota USA fH
  24. This thing has me stumped. The only thing the shape reminds me of, is a tooth from Camarasaurus, but nothing about the texture screams "this is a tooth" to me. I would have guessed some kind of claw, but it appears to have something akin to a root?? @LordTrilobite, I'm sure I saw that you deal with Kem Kem material quite a bit? Any thoughts?
  25. I have this tooth here that I bought not knowing what it was or from where it was. I am thinking based on the color it is a whale tooth from South Carolina.
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