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  1. Just found out that I have to head down to Bergen County today for family and was wondering if there is anywhere to stop on the way or while down there. I know it's short notice but anyone with any info, I'd appreciate it. Thanks
  2. Hi guys , yesterday i found this in wenlock edge (uk) , can be a really big coral? I've got just this picture right now, I will post a better one when I'll be at home.
  3. A friend of mine is going to Grand Junction Colorado is soon and wants to know what sort of fossils are around the area, any help is great!!
  4. Hello! I am in Brampton and need some direction on where I can go to do some fun hunting. anything in the Caledon, Georgetown, Brampton areas? or within 45 mins of these areas? not concerned with what type of fossils. just love finding history! thanks so much!!! - also - are there any groups that get together in these areas? trips? clubs ect?
  5. Not sure if these 2 are even fossils or not just looked interesting.
  6. The ammonite was given to me by my father, I never got round to asking him if it was real or not before it passed what do you all think, the shell fossil was found on filey
  7. I've gone to Gainesville a few times and I haven't found many megalodon teeth, a bunch of fragments is about it. Anyways I'm going for a nice megalodon tooth. I'm not asking you guys to give up a spot but what kind of material should I look in to find a good preserved fossil? Like a good size megalodon or a horse tooth or anything of that nature. I have found that the rock rich spots have lots of smaller shark teeth but nothing big. I've seen some people look in a clay like material and find good preserved fossils but what should I look for? I need some help thanks
  8. Hi guys. Recently found around 10 fossils at Filey Beach in the UK. Most are easily recognisable. This one has intrigued me though, I believe I can see a small ammonite or something on the front, but the objects around it interest me, there is also part of an ammonite on the back also, can anyone identify the objects around the front ammonite as anything, maybe a tooth or something? or is it just nothing, thanks. Hope the picture quality is alright.
  9. (Note: this was originally posted under fossil trips) Hey there! I'm sorry its been so long since I've posted on here but suffice it to say I need your help. I'm planning a six to seven day fossil hunting trip in Pennsylvania (sometime in mid august) and I need your help verifying that the sites I've picked to visit from Robert Beards guide Rock Hounding Pennsylvania are still accessible to collecting as well as coverable given my time frame. The places I'm looking at hunting are sites 27. Beltzville State Park (Outcrops on shoreline), 28. Lehighton, Lehigh Canal (Former borrow pit and outcrop),30. Deer Lake (Borrow Pit), 33. Suedberg (Outcrop in former borrow pit), 35. Centralia (Former strip mine outcrop), 38. Rockville (Former quarry), 48. Walker Lake (Hillside and unpaved road), 51. PPL Montour Preserve (Hillside, Former borrow pit), 57. Uniontown (Former quarry). Any insights as to whether or not theses sites are still accessible to collecting, weather our not you believe covering all these sites within 6 to 7 days is possible, and any other tips and tidbits of information on the sites, and or planning a large trip like this etc, would be greatly appreciated! When I go I'm planning to take notes and pictures and then, when i get back, write a few essays illustrated with pics that I will post on here! Thank you in advance, and thank you to Fossil-Hound for directing me on were to properly post this! Glenn aka Fossil123
  10. Hey there! I'm sorry its been so long since I've posted on here but suffice it to say I need your help. I'm planning a six to seven day fossil hunting trip in Pennsylvania (sometime in mid august) and I need your help verifying that the sites I've picked to visit from Robert Beards guide Rock Hounding Pennsylvania are still accessible to collecting as well as coverable given my time frame. The places I'm looking at hunting are sites 27. Beltzville State Park (Outcrops on shoreline), 28. Lehighton, Lehigh Canal (Former borrow pit and outcrop),30. Deer Lake (Borrow Pit), 33. Suedberg (Outcrop in former borrow pit), 35. Centralia (Former strip mine outcrop), 38. Rockville (Former quarry), 48. Walker Lake (Hillside and unpaved road), 51. PPL Montour Preserve (Hillside, Former borrow pit), 57. Uniontown (Former quarry). Any insights as to whether or not theses sites are still accessible to collecting, weather our not you believe covering all these sites within 6 to 7 days is possible, and any other tips and tidbits of information on the sites, and or planning a large trip like this etc, would be greatly appreciated! When I go I'm planning to take notes and pictures and then, when i get back, write a few essays illustrated with pics that I will post on here! Thank you in advance, Glenn aka Fossil123
  11. Where is a good place that is open to the public and allows digging to find fossils in Southwestern Maine or Southeastern New Hampshire
  12. among the norm I found today,some teeth,partial mosasaur tooth,drum fish tooth,fangs,and saw fish, if anyone has any input on pics 2/3 and 4/5 bottom and top pics...don't know if fragments of something or nothing,,,any help? thanks
  13. I have a secret place in Texas in which I've found many excellent fossils of sea creatures, such as clams or mollusks and other shellfish. I may also have found bones of some kind, and saw impressions that may have been dinosaur tracks. I am no paleontologist and would not know what made the impressions, but I know that dinosaur tracks were found in other nearby areas. In particular, I found large, intact, fossilized shells there that match some of the photos of "bivalves" I've seen online. I found many smaller cone shaped shell fossils, and oddly shaped rocks that may have been bones. Plus other things, such as rocks that seemed to contain tiny plant or animal fossils. The fossils were plentiful and easy to find, with little or no digging needed, so I may be the only one who knew of this place, which is in a washed out gulley in a remote part of a public city or county park (NOT a state park). My question -- can people legally gather fossils from such a place? Would paleontologists be interested in knowing about such a place? I no longer live near there and worry that one of Texas' new toll roads may have destroyed the site by now. Should I have said something, to prevent that? Unless somebody else has discovered the place, there are probably still some fossils around the site, even if a toll road was put in, but they may no longer lay atop the ground like they once did. I accidentally forgot to pack my fossil collection when moved, so I have no samples or photos to show anybody.
  14. The water is way high but did find a few neat things!
  15. had a blast exploring and sifting through the creeks!
  16. I finally got to get out this past weekend and managed to find a few.
  17. This morning I had an unexpected day off from work and decided to head to Gainesville's creeks. I've done this many, many times before as I've been hunting fossils most of my life- Today I was approached by a member of City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. I had only just arrived and started to dig below the waterline as I always do; but she educated me that there is a rule within the municipal city limits of Gainesville, stating that "no designated city park should allow creek access or digging in creeks within park boundaries." This is part of a larger conservation and erosion control effort by local habitat management. I made sure to be very cooperative and polite (as you ALWAYS should be), and I left after a very pleasant conversation with her. She agreed to research the issue and find out if there are ways to get access to the creeks within park boundaries via permit etc. Meanwhile, I called the number listed on my Florida fossil hunting permit and verified that the information I had been given was correct. The only "public access" to any Gainesville creeks is from the roadside at any point where the creeks intersect the road. From there, you can access them without touching private property. You must not go on the banks on either side as that IS private property. You may wade the creek and hunt, but never within a city park or private property without permission. I am literally posting this while I sit in a parking lot reviewing maps for alternate access. In the spirit of responsible hobby-hunting, conservation of Florida's wetlands and education, I wanted to share this information with you all. Happy Hunting!
  18. I visited the North Sulphur River for the first time this past Saturday. These are some of my finds. im pretty sure that I know what some of them are but not 100% on any of them. Any thoughts are welcome. Thanks
  19. Hello, everyone. I'm working on a side project right now and I could use the input of the room for this one. I'm wondering what people consider to be the best fossil collecting sites public and private in the contiguous 48 states. I'm looking for everything. Vertebrates and invertebrates, all periods, just the cream of the crop for everything. I don't need exact locations, so don't worry about sharing super-secret specifics. Thank you in advance everyone!
  20. I recently got back from a week long hunt in Kentucky. I have tons of fossils awaiting prep. While I was there, we found and collected a large amount of Ordovician tabulate coral. Some of it looks recrystallized or geodized, and i was wondering if this could be cleaned and polished? Never messed with anything like this, so any direction would be helpful.
  21. Hi there, Here are 4 Aetosaur vertebrae I have from the Bull Canyon Formation, Quay County, NM. Just wondering if they are indeed Aetosaur verts? If so, can a genus be pinpointed. It has been restored and repaired; the seller found it in several pieces. Thank you! Jojo Second vertebra
  22. Hi, I would like to show you some specimens of Pliocene molluscs (Italy) from my collection:
  23. Does anyone know what this fossil tooth is from Big Brook?
  24. Hello. I am quite new to fossil hunting and would like some help. I am going down to Beaumaris next week to go for a fossick. (The fossils you can find there are from the Late Miocene to Early Pliocene) Can anyone give me some tips on how to look for fossils effectively and what I should be looking for? Thanks, Daniel
  25. I know I just asked about a few types of fossils, but if someone could tell me what type of fossil teeth these are from Big Brook, that be great. I think the first one is tarpon or x fish. i am not sure if the last one is even a fossil. Hopefully these are not too blurry