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Found 11 results

  1. Are these replica or genuine fossil? They look like the same.
  2. I was given this around Christmas. It had a gray "dusty" coating. Upon cleaning/prepping it now looks like this. Here's what makes me question it's authenticity...notice the gray matter down the middle and at the tip. Your thoughts?
  3. Hello guys, hope everybody is fine. today some doubts about the authenticity of some specimens here. At the same time, help on the correct ID of them will be apreciated. In your opinion, is this a composite or just a bad preparation? Thanks in advance, Miguel Pais
  4. Hello, i´m interested in this Nothosaurus Skeleton. But i´m not 100% sure about the authenticity. The dealer has send me photos befor the prep. I hope you can help me. Thank You, Michael
  5. Hello, I recently purchased this Canadian ammolite pendant on eBay, and I'm questioning its authenticity? It looks dark at certain angles. It only looks resplendent when exposed to a significant amount of light. thanks
  6. Fossilized Egg ?

    I found this on a golf course in MA. It is so symmetrical and resembles other seemingly legitimate eggs here. The continuity of the surface and lack of "inclusions" make it hard for me to think it's a rock. Any thoughts ? I can send better pictures to those who may care..... Thanks. -Bill
  7. I've recently bought this fossil from a seller on Instagram and these are the seller's pictures, but after some recent digging, I was introduced to the reality of counterfeit and fake ones. Does this one look real or fake? The seller doesn't have location of discovery and I've been trying to google how to learn whether it's real or fake but I haven't gotten far. Thanks for your time!!
  8. Greetings Fossil enthusiasts- My sister brought me a wonderful gift when she got home yesterday. It will always keep its sentimental value to me, but I'm curious if this fossil is real or fake? I've been looking up and down all over the internet and I have no clear cut answer so I'm hoping one of you can help me. I have a hunch it is a fake of some sort- but it's still neat nonetheless. I appreciate any and all feedback. Thank you, and have a wonderful day friends. Pictured is the specimen flipped to show both sides.
  9. Gastornis eggshell ID

    Hello! I bought Gastornis eggshell with certificate. I am novice so I would like to ask you if I can be certain that it is authentic Gastornis eggshell? I am asking because maybe everyone can create similar certificate and selling fake fossils. I do no know. Can you help me?
  10. Hello everyone, I am a total novice, interested in buying a spinosaurus tooth to start my collection. I have been trying to do my research into reputable online dealers. Generally I have found that a few well-known sites are recommended (paleogallery, arizona skies, indiana9fossils, etc). Recently I stumbled across a site called Fossils Meteorites and More. They also are listed under the same name as sellers on ebay. Their prices seem reasonable but I hesitate to buy without have heard anything about them. Does anyone here know of this dealer? Appreciate the help!
  11. Hi all, Recently, I bought a 5.97‘’*4.25‘’ megalodon tooth from an ebay seller. The root and enamel (if they are real) are in a fair condition while the edge is eroded and nearly all serrations are gone. It is said that the tooth is found along NC coast. I used to buy teeth from Bill and thus keep myself safe and happy from any concern about authenticity. But when I was looking for one of about 6'', I just could not afford the high-quality big teeth from megateeth.com. But now I need to think about the question whether the tooth I got is real or not and whether it is under any repair or restoration... I did some research on it's picture and compare it with those real teeth I have before and after I received the specimen, it looks to me that the tooth does not look much like a fake,and the weight is also remarkably heavier than the 4.84*3.8 tooth I bought earlier from Bill. But I have not much idea to determine if there is any trace of R&R done on it. Here are some photos taken in different directions and light sources, and some detail about the enamel and edge. Thanks for your help in advance! Best regards, --Yuan
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