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Found 252 results

  1. Silurian mollusk

    What type of mollusk is this? Oyster? Bivalve?Internal mold. Silurian Thanks for any help.
  2. Hi everyone this is matt again today in the creek i found 2 nice brachiopod fossils here are 2 photos of the fossils
  3. hi everyone today in the creek I found the other side of that nautilus I uploaded a few weeks ago here is a photo
  4. what kind of clam fossil is this ?

    Hi everyone this is matt again can anyone tell me what kind of clam fossil this is ? here are 2 photos
  5. Hi everyone today in the creek I found a very nice brachiopod fossil here is a photo:
  6. Small clam

    Found this small clam at Big Brook today. Any idea on species? Thanks
  7. I found these 3 silicified specimens of the extinct clam genus Myophorella, Order Trigoniida, in Cretaceous formations, near Chos Malal, Argentina, South America.
  8. Hi everyone! Today in the creek I broke open a rock and found a straight shell nautilus called orthoceras rudis loaded with crystals in it . Here are some photos.
  9. Hi everyone, this is Matt again. My family's house had a close call today when we had a big tree fall near our house. I have 3 nice brachiopod fossils I found today I wanted to show everyone .
  10. I found this fossil in a mountain stream near Lovell, Wyoming. I was wondering what species it could be? It has a shell like some kind of clam. It also has 3 reddish brown stones in it that shimmer in the light. Could these be pearls? The rest of the fossil doesn’t have any reflective gleam in the light. I added blue arrows and circles to show where the possible pearls are at. The whole fossil is about 1 and 10/16 inch long x 1 and 1/4 inch wide x 3/4 inch in height (from the back of the shell to the tip of the highest pearl). Thanks!
  11. Hi everyone, this is Matt again. Today in the creek I found a nice fossil slab full of brachiopods and bivalves. Here are some photos:
  12. Thought I would share a few specimens that made it to the National collection in Denmark. Back in 2017 I found a Cyclaster sp. from a site in northern Jutland primarily known for it's commonly found Echinocorys sulcata. Out of around 150 primarily fragments found of Cyclaster sp. , roughly 5 were complete and only one fully inflated. Considering that they go through a rough process - First the material is excavated from the walls using a hydraulic excavator, then the material is spread out on the "floor" of the quarry and turned multiple times to reduce the moisture content, after which it is passed through an ore shoot and finally removed from the tailing's pile to a permanent resting place out of the way. This mature specimen together with a smaller immature specimen I donated, might be enough to add another species to Cyclaster, based on the "extra" rows of plates on the end near the periproct. I don't have a picture of the smaller specimen, but made a cast in silicone of it. The next specimen is from a famous fjord called Limfjorden, also in northern Jutland. It was found along the edges of the shore, moving back and forth in the waves and nearly didn't make it back with me because of how fragmented it looked when I first found it, I took it with me anyway since you never know, and it turned out to be an exceptionally large and well preserved specimen ( usually no bigger than 20mm, this specimen is 35mm). It is a clam called Cuspidaria precuspidata, the blob was some super glue I hastily applied to stabilize it in the field since I forgot my B72 bottle, not ideal but in a time of need you use what you have ;P The first specimen was declared Danekræ in the spring of 2019. The second speciman was declared Danekræ in the spring of 2020
  13. Hi everyone this is matt again today in the creek in a piece of sandstone I found a neat clam fossil here is a photo
  14. Hi everyone this matt again today in the creek I found a bivalve and a coral of some sort too here are 2 photos
  15. what kind of clam is this

    Hi everyone this is Matt again. can anyone tell me what kind of clam this is? Here is a photo :
  16. Hi everyone guess what I found in the creek today I found a brachiopod fossil with a lot brachiopods stacked on top of one another here is 2 photos
  17. Fossil in Alps riverbed

    hi everyone, I found this fossil embedded on honeydew sized rock on a riverbed the the western alpine region of Austria, (Hinterhornbach). I am sorry for not having included a ruler as i was on a hike and did not want to take the rather large stone away from the area at the moment. I am curious to know if this is in fact a fossil of some sort, as I am by no means an expert when it comes to fossils. At the imprints widest point i would say is 10cm. The detailed texture which is printed resembles leather or elephant skin, as there are small wrinkles that run across the shape while the complete shape looks like that of a giant clam.Please let me know if you have more questions of if I left out some info! I am completely new to this forum, here with an abundance of curiosity. Thanks! *edit: it helps to look at the photo upsidedown, sorry for the orientation, I took the image with my phone and have limited equipment while staying in a remote location!
  18. Hi everyone this is Matt again. Today in the creek I found this fossil. I broke apart and it was loaded with brachiopods. Here is a photo.
  19. I have some matrix pieces from ruck’s pit in Florida with some awesome calcite replacements And formations in the shells. I am open to all kinds of offers, including looking for other kinds of Matrix pieces, fossil fish and much more!
  20. Hi everyone this is Matt again. Today in the creek I found this fossil with a large number of brachiopods on it. Here is a photo.
  21. hi everyone this is matt again today in the creek I found 4 different brachiopod fossils here are some photos
  22. is this a coral or what :??

    hi everyone this is matt can anyone tell me what is fossil is? here is a photo of the fossil
  23. today in the creek I found a small shell fossil the name of the fossil is called Productella speciosa here is a photo
  24. I found a cool bivalve fossil in the creek today here is what my book says about it its is called Goniophora perangulata Trapezoidal shell, with length typically twice the height.Ventral margin curving with sinuosity in anterior third and slight constriction at the posterior end.Surface with fine concentric growth lines. to 60-90 mm
  25. hi everyone this is matthew again today in the creek I found another bivalve fossil I think the name for it is called Gramatodon hamiltoniae but I am not sure about that so I don't what kind it is here are 2 photos
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