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Found 29 results

  1. I’ll start off by saying I know nothing about fossils. However, I have someone who has found tons of stuff and I’m trying to figure out if they’re actually anything. They look like rocks to me but as many have pointed out to me so I’ll toss some photos out. Any thoughts are greatly appreciated. I don’t want to post too many photos so I’ll link my photobucket. (hopefully that’s ok)… If not, I can load them a different way. https://app.photobucket.com/u/photobucket1991pb The thing is they’re stating many of these are agatized dinosaur bones, crocodyliform and others. The items came from the Midwest region of the USA and there have been many Indian artifacts located over many years also in this area as well. Again, I think they look like rocks to me.
  2. Agatized Coral? Nut? Seed?

    Found in landscaping bed in south Texas I think it could be a solitary coral.
  3. Found in Vernonia,Oregon

  4. Agatized mushroom maybe

    Would like to know if this is as I thing and agatized mushroom cap. I found it in the Ochoco in central Oregon
  5. Possible sauropod femur upper end

    I bought this agatized dinosaur fossil at a rock shop in Indianapolis about 4 years ago. It is agatized and it was at risk of being bought and sliced up. I am glad I rescued it. It has an identifiable shape. The attribution was only that it came from the Western United States and that it was a plant eater. It is probably from an old collection. It weighs over 90 lbs. It is wrapped up at the present time in tarp material because I moved in 2018 and I have not unwrapped it yet. I am thinking possible sauropod femur upper end. I can get more pictures and measurements when I unpack it. NON-COMMERCIAL Scientific Resource Link: https://svpow.com/category/stinkin-appendicular-elements/femur/page/2/ NON-COMMERCIAL Scientific Resouce Link: Possible Camarasaurus: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camarasaurus
  6. Definitely Agatized......Echinoderm?

    Well, as you maybe can see it is agatized and you can see right down to its larger cells . Is this a part of an echinoderm? Thanks
  7. Hexagonal shapes unexplained

    I found this recently north of Hatch New Mexico. I was picking up lots of small quartz crystal clusters and thot this was maybe a cluster that got sheared off somehow. After a closer look and bit of a clean up I noticed the side views look like there is “stacked” formations. So the top has the hexagonal shapes and the sides look as if there is fairly uniform segments. The same general area has fossils like fusilinids, crinoid bits, shells at different levels. Also in the area rhyolite, chert and quartz crystal. Anyway, not sure if this is a fossil of some sort but have never found anything quite like it. PALEODICTYON is what came up when I googled hexagonal fossil. Certainly some similarities. Thanks for any help u can give me!
  8. Unknown tooth/claw

    I saw this item for sale. The dealer calls it "unknown tooth or ck=law. Dino? Sadly, no provenance information is offered. It appears to be agatized. There are a few cracks that may have been repaired, but it doesn't appear frankenstinian. What are folks' thoughts on legitimacy as well as ID? thanks
  9. Is this agatized coral?

    I wish I could recall for sure where I found this. Most of my collection is from tide pools and coves on the West coast of the US but it could possibly be from Zion National Park in Utah, Kern River in CA, or a number of other places but those listed are most likely. It’s porous, lighter and slightly warmer than stone. The dark red areas are striated and softer than the rest. It does resemble some photos I’ve seen of agatized red horn coral, but I’m not sure. Any ideas or suggestions are welcome.
  10. Agatized Stromatolite?

    Looking for ID help. This potential fossil was found on a dry lake bed in Southwest WI. In the same area this was found, I found other "classic" limestone Ordovician stromatolites exhibiting typical lateral columnar stratification in side view with convex tops and concave bottoms. This fossil has much the of the same structures but is partially "agatized". Could it be a stromatolite? All ID feedback will be appreciated.
  11. Coral or bone?

    Found in Cincinnati, Ohio during a parking lot excavation. I know very little about fossils. This is some sort of organic material. Porous, agatized with a bone fragment that looks like a tooth (last photo) in one of the holes. Please advise, Thank you.
  12. Hi again. Some more goodies I can't identify from my mojave desert property. Any help would be greatly appreciated. The wooden slats on my table are about 3" each, for size reference. This first one is heavy, white part is quartz. About 4".
  13. Agatized Coral

    From the album Corals

    5x5x1cm. Oligocene. From the Witchacoochee River near Valdosta, Georgia.
  14. Agatized Coral

    From the album Corals

    7x5x2cm. Oligocene. From the Witchacoochee River near Valdosta, Georgia.
  15. Agatized Coral

    From the album Corals

    10x9x6cm. Oligocene. From the Witchacoochee River near Valdosta, Georgia.
  16. Agatized Coral

    From the album Corals

    12x9x6cm. Oligocene. From the Withlacoochee River near Valdosta, Georgia.
  17. Florida Agatized Coral?

    Hello everyone. Does anyone here do any hunting for agatized coral? My girlfriend loves crystals and I would like to take her on a agatized coral geod hunt. Her and I are brand new to fossil hunting and rock hounding so we have very little experience. In researching the subject I found that the popular sites to find these are the Suwanee river, Withlacoochee river, and Econfina river. Can anyone provide me with any information on the subject. Also, I know that it is a lot to ask but if anyone hunts for these regularly and wouldn't mind a couple tagging along to learn the ropes that would be amazing. Jimmy
  18. Greetings. I have a lot of photos I’d like to share and get some feedback on, assuming there is not a unanimous agreement that the specimens you see in this photo are purely Geological in origin... I found them, and many more, within the geographical boundaries of a Jurassic age rock formation in Northern California that is listed primarily as meta volcanic rocks. Considering that information, please tell me if you thinking I’m barking up an imaginary tree here... If you are uncertain, let me know, and I will post more pictures... Thanks for your time! -Quinn
  19. Agatized Coral?

    This is an interesting shape find. It is about 1 1/2" at it's widest point. It has a round crater in the middle with coral polyps marks and circular bands around it. I see microcrystalline when exposed to the sunlight. I think I found this on one of the small islands in Dunedin Florida, boating. I've seen many forms of corals but I never seen one like this. What do the experts think? Thanks!
  20. My agatized "knuckle bone" fossil

    Hi everyone, I was given this fossil from a friend. It came out if a collection that was given to him by a friend. I'm assuming it is a form of sea life as there were other shell fossils with it. If you hold it up to a flashlight the light passes through it and illuminates it. My friend does not know anything about it. Can u please help me identify it? Thank you!
  21. Crystal agate fossil?

    I found this today on the beach under a clay cliff, it is known for agate And chalcedony to be found on this beach, what would I call this, it looks like some sort of a bone maybe?
  22. Anyone have any idea what these are or what they belonged to? We went digging recently in a newly caved in embankment in the side of a small lake in cass county, NE. We were looking for agates, but found these instead. I don't know anything about fossils, really so all help is appreciated!! Thank you!!! https://goo.gl/photos/vCe1hRzFvQ8x1CrH9
  23. Unidentified agate bone

    From the album Naughtistic fossils and rocks

    Not sure what this bone is from but appears to be a "gem" bone.
  24. Coral ID

    I have collected lots of coral from southwest South Dakota. I believe the majority is horn coral. Despite having a few publications and checking the web, I have several I'm not sure of. A lot of what I find looks agatized. I have attached a photo of what I am guessing is chaetetes coral? Would ove some input. If if someone can suggest a listing of Fossil coral, sponges and Bryozoans with detailed photos or identification, I'd appreciate it. I feel like I have an idea on most of it, just not 100%. Many Thanks!
  25. Agatized Siderastrea

    My brother found this in the lower suwannee limestone formation. It's 17" in diameter and weighs 67lbs.
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