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Keichousaur questions crop up with regularity in this section of the forum. Perhaps those in the know could highlight the good, bad and ugly, pitfalls, legalities and what to look for when buying these gorgeous creatures. Maybe make a sticky thread if it warrants it? Just a thought.
We each want to find some new exciting form of fossil, but what should a new collector, or just a person seeking help, do when they find a 'suspect' rock/fossil? Well, first I recommend that they search the Internet for the term 'fossils' and use the Image category. Familiarize yourself with the types of fossils that are out there. Books are also a good source. Try the common ones like the ones from the Smithsonian Field Guide series. Also consider where the item was found. If it was found amongst a lot of volcanic material, or in a pile of Granite or Schist, or some other form of
Hi my name is Mckinley and I am very new to fossil hunting. Found my first sedimentary rock full of small fossils near chenango forks.i am going camping at north south lake in the north eastern Catskills Does anyone know if there are fossils in this area ? What type of rocks would they be in? Thanks