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Found 326 results

  1. Coprolite or just rock?

    Is this a coprolite or just rock? There is something in the center that goes all the way through.
  2. Coprolite with crystals?

    Hi! My name is Annika and I'm younger than you think. Anyway, I sliced open a dinosaur coprolite the other day and I was surprised to find crystals! The camera won't capture it but there's the poop!
  3. Egg, Coprolite, or Neat Rock?

    Found slightly north of Columbia, SC in the middle of the state in a creek. Caught my eye because of the inside, but the outside seems to have some sort of non-natural looking inclusions. If you’re able, zoom in on the exterior to see what I mean. Any help is appreciated! Totally understand this could just be a rock but it seems too odd.
  4. Megalodon coprolite?

    This weighs 14.11 ounces and has a leathery texture. It was found at Westmoreland State Park, VA. It's 3 3/4" and 2 5/8" at it's widest point. It is about 1.5" thick.
  5. Coprolite or Tilly Bone?

    I've bought this as a coprolite a long time ago. I don't have an exact location, but the person I bought it from dives costal rivers in the Southeast United States. Something about this one always seemed a little weird. As I have been re-photographing my coprolites, I discovered one specimen in my collection that was actually a tilly bone. It had been mounted in a plastic display case, so I had never looked at the bottom. The composition of this seems similar to that specimen. But I do have true coprolites that also have that surface texture. I know at one time I thought this might be a cololite or a steinkern of some sort, but that didn't seem quite right either. What do you all think? The bottom view is the one that I thought might be diagnostic. Thanks for looking!
  6. Marine Paleocene Poop?

    One of my boys found this item while we were hunting at Douglas Point on the Potomac today. I think it could be a coprolite, maybe from a croc, but I am not experienced enough to know. Can anybody say yeah or nay?
  7. Coprolite? Charleston, SC

    Found on a beach I stop by when I’m in Charleston. Not sure if it’s coprolite, but it seems to be my best guess. The conglomeration of odd little chunks doesn’t strike me as anything else, but maybe a very odd sediment deposit or something? The white chunks are bits of oysters/barnacles left on there, don’t think they were original. The main part of the piece is what throws me off. It looks like a giant peach pit or something, all the textures on it are pretty odd. Let me know what you think, I apologize if this is just a mineral or something man made... I always fear posting on here and looking like a simpleton, so I try to only post when I’m really confused and have exhausted other search options.
  8. White river coprolite?!

    Well, went out hunting today in one of my white river spots. I picked up this bad boy, and I have to say, I’m fairly happy with this find. It’s quite obviously coprolite. So, what’s it from? Anyone familiar with white river coprolites? I was thinking oreodont, but it looks a little too big and I can’t find examples online. If this isn’t coprolite, please enlighten me.
  9. Coprolite ???

    Found in northern Wisconsin. I'm new to fossil hunting. Anyway to identify if this is coprolite with this image? I have more photos if needed. Thank in advance!
  10. Yesterday’s finds

    Here’s a preview of what I found yesterday. I went to Wyoming for fossil trip, courtesy of fishdig.com. more pictures coming when I get home.
  11. dino poop?

    Found in Pennsylvanian layers; shale, mudstone, lignite, in Illinois; petrified wood nearby. Is this dinosaur poop?
  12. Coprolite?

    Found on limestone river bank in Alabama. There were fossils nearby (shark teeth, shells, some kind of vertebrae) but not exactly where these were found. Can’t see in the photo but there are tiny gold looking flakes in it.
  13. Coprolite?

    Is it coprolite? Western Ukraine. Age: Cretaceus - Neogene. Thanks!
  14. Coprolite?

    Hey everyone! I was down at a ranch in Southern California looking for fossils when I came across these two pieces below. They look like coprolite to me, but would love some other input. I’m not sure on the exact formation, but I found a lot of petrified wood in the same area. Let me know what you think! Thanks!
  15. Big Brook tributaries

    hello all sorry no photos yesterday was my 19th trip to Big Brook and i decided to brave the elements despite the forecast (actually i look at 2 weather sites and their forecasts were completely different) No lightning and only 45 minutes of rain i have been looking at alternative ways to access Big Brook beyond just the Preserve. Yesterday i hit the Kovalski Tributary and a couple of even smaller streams feeding that. The highlight of my search was my first coprolite. A few shark teeth, crab claws, a fragmocone, and a bone fragment but definitely not good pickings compared to Big Brook within the Preserve. What i found the most of was garbage; metal, plastic and mostly glass and i must have carried out 10-15 pounds. But, bottom line, any day there is a good day. 7am til 12 noon and did not see or hear a single person. Perfect Covid activity. 45 minute drive each way, just me and the Grateful Dead. Just costs gas & tolls . And i get to forget politics or work or any other distractions and be "totally in the moment". Already looking forward to next saturday's trip and daydreaming about the great stuff i will find
  16. Coprolite or concretion or ?

    Good morning all ive never found coprolite as far as I know. I’m wondering if either of these two are. If so, of what and if not, what are they? Note the hair or fiber of some sort in the lighter colored one. As always, thank you for sharing your knowledge
  17. Coprolite / fossil I.D.

    Hello All, Here are a few pctures of some fossils I have found. the first is: 1. Coprolite: these vary in size and slightly in colour. - Country: Australia - State: N.S.W - Town: Cunjurong Point They were exposed on the ground, a clay based ground and there were (Probably still are) hundreds of them exposed. Im curious to know when they might be from and weather it was a dinosaur or an animal more recent. 2. Not sure what this one is? - Country: Australia -State: N.S.W - Town: Somersby This was found while bushwalking through and area where Shale rock was very dominant. Looks like perhaps some type of leaf? 3. Again, not sure what this one is, but its a larger version of the previous one. - Country: Australia - State: N.S.W - Town(Area): Maitland Bay - bottom of a cliff face with many types of rock and mineral, again shale was very present in certain areas. Any help I.D-ing these would be great. Thanks All.
  18. mysterious pellet clusters

    I recently found this coral (I'm calling it Platycyathus vancouverensis until I learn otherwise) at my local site, Mt. Tzuhalem (Haslam Fm, Santonian), with apparently a cluster of pellets inside the 'cup' formed by the septa on the top side. Usually only the rounder bottom side is exposed when I find these corals, as the septa tend to hold onto their matrix. I'll try for better pics if needed, but it's tough! Note that they are all quite small - less than a millimeter. Another specimen that I've had for longer, with septa exposed (more or less), seems to have less obvious bumps or pellets. Maybe the septa have some degree of bumpiness but the example in the first pic above seems different from this:
  19. Location: Missouri Time period: Pennsylvanian Formation: Muncie Creek Shale Specimen 1: Fish Coprolite? 1.8cm (nodule size) Specimen 2: Coprolite? 2cm (nodule size) Specimen 3: Fish Mandible? (2.6cm) Specimen 4: Coprolite or Maybe Braincase (I think it is very unlikely that it is) 2.8cm Nodule size 1.5cm (fossil size) Specimen 5: (2.9cm) Note: The placement of the fossilized material might be wrong as this was one of my first nodules and the fossilized material fell out. I recovered what I could. (Opened roughly 2 months ago) Specimen 6: Tessellated Cartilage with some Skin impressions ? (2.5cm) Specimine 7: Fish material? Thank you for reading and viewing this, I hope I can better understand these images so I can use them as references in the future!
  20. Concretion 6: Fish material

    From the album Muncie Creek Shale Nodules

    My best guess is fish material or crustacean material
  21. Is this a Coprolite?

  22. Coprolite on Matrix - if it is?

    Hello all! I purchased this fossil several years ago, The location given is 'Glen Rose, Texas, private ranch', and was labelled as 'Lower Cretaceous' coprolite on original matrix. I am 90% sure that the coprolites have been lightly stained with a brown stain. I have dozens of legit coprolite specimens from across the Southwest (but mostly Permian and Triassic), but I have never been convinced that this specimen, which definitely has potential for being authentic, actually is. Any insights you can provide would be deeply appreciated. [P.S., this is the 5th of 5 specimens that I'm posting for ID today; I deeply appreciate any insight that you can provide]. With gratitude, Ryan
  23. Everyone here on the forum knows @Nimravis is very generous with his...um...poop. I was the lucky recipient of a Mazon Creek (Pit 4) carnivore coprolite with a very intriguing inclusion. Does anyone recognize this once tasty morsel? Bug bit? EDIT: The scale bar in the photos is 1 mm.
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