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Found 18 results

  1. Hello, I am new the this site and a part time collector. I own items that I have found in different areas of the state and others I have purchased from other areas. My collector has natural objects ( Animal Parts) and man made ( Points). I know some, but I am not familar with the different classifications of fossils. I am not sure if this piece is a agatized fossil or some type of concretion. All comments are appreciated. I have some property in eastern Newberry county. I saw this rock in the creek and brought it home with me. After I cleaned the dirt off, I noticed it does have form and textures as well as 2 different prostrutions that look and feel different from the rest of the object. I have other fossils, like Mammoth jaw bones with teeth that are lighter than this object and large petrified logs that seem similar to this object in question. Please take a look and feel free to ask questions. Thanks in advance!
  2. Is this a foot, claw, or fin

    I went out to Ram brook in New Jersey yesterday and came acrossed this little fossil. But not sure what it is.
  3. Leedsichthys Problematicus

    From the album Sharks and fish

    Small section of a fin ray from a Leedsychthys Problematicus tail. About 2" Lower Ox. Clay, Callovian middle Jurassic. 160 mya Hampton Lakes Peterborough, Cambs, UK
  4. Plesiosaur bone

    Hello i was offer this Plesiosaur bone and was said to be a fin just wondering could it be from one ? Its size is 30 cm
  5. Please Help?

    I'm pretty sure its a caudal fin of some prehistoric fish, but I'm not sure. Anybody know?
  6. Spinosaurus sail?

    Ok, so this is supposed to be a spinosaurus vert, one with part of the sail. At first glance it seems perfect, but upon further study, while trying to place it on spinosaurus skeletons, it doesn't seem to match any exactly. For one thing, spinosaurus sails, at least in the relatively insignificant amount of individuals on display, sail bones that don't go any higher than this one(it appears this is a fully intact sail vert), don't seem to get as wide. And the ones that do, then continue up and get thinner. There ARE similar shaped "sail" bones, at the transition to the neck, and tail, but those aren't as tall as this one. The main bone itself appears to be from the tail, or rear part of the sail, but....well, anywhere that one part of the bone fits well, doesnt seem to match the rest of it very well. Sadly I can't find any good images of many of each type of vert, and anywhere that has good close up views of verts, only have 1 or 2 of any type, which isn't good enough to come to any sufficient conclusions. spinosaur fossils(specifically verts), seem to be something they work with a lot, so I would be very surprised if along with all the other spinosaurus verts they get in, they would end up with the sail spine of some other animal. And if somehow so, then not realizing it.
  7. Fish Fin?

    I found this yesterday and wasn't sure if it was possibly a fish fin. You'll see there is some glacial grinding on the face of the rock but the lines are parallel. Down in the deep groove, the more distinct lines are very small and close together on the left, then fan out and get larger to the right. Any comments would be appreciated. Thanks!
  8. What is this? Is it a flipper?

    Hi there, I'm new to fossil hunting and came across this today in the newly surfaced coast land mass at Kaikoura, New Zealand. It's quite large; at least a foot long. Move read about the fossils of ancient dolphins being found in the area and was wondering if there was any possibility of this being linked to those finds? any help in identifying it would be greatly appreciated!
  9. Hi. Stopped for road break and saw this in the May river flat not far from derby. Has a definite fin structure. Keen to find an expert and have it assessed properly. Wondering if it is a pectoral fin and plate from an armoured fish g Mac
  10. Please Help ID

    My granddaughter is in 4-H Geology and has found these two items and no one has been able to ID either one. She found both items at a local sand pit. The first one was in one piece until she accidently dropped it. When it landed it broke open and the white areas were inside. One side feels kind of chalky and the other is feels pretty smooth but has ridges. Any help would be greatly appreciated as she is trying to get her exhibit box ready for the Fair. Thank you, Mari
  11. brachiopod, fin, or wing?

    This doesn't look like most shells I see, kinda looks bony. Not sure if the imprint on top is part of it. Kidding about it being a wing but the shape was perfect! North texas Eagle Ford creek. And for those who will suggest I put it on solid surface in bright light and back up I have included that image.
  12. NSR160530 132

    From the album North Sulphur River 160529

    Partial Fish specimen. Upper portion showing probable pectoral fin. Cretaceous Ozan Layers of river bed

    © Mitchell Moore

  13. Unknown Secimen--Wing or Fin?

    From the album Laha

    Uknown wing/fin Texas, Yorktown Devonian/Carboniferous?

    © ©

  14. Unknown Secimen--Wing or Fin?

    From the album Laha

    Uknown wing/fin Texas, Yorktown Devonian/Carboniferous?

    © ©

  15. Unknown Secimen--Wing or Fin?

    From the album Laha

    Uknown wing/fin Texas, Yorktown Devoninan/Carboniferous?

    © ©

  16. Fossil Id--Wing Or Fin?

    This specimen was found in a gravel driveway in Texas outside of Yorktown. It is of unknown location. However, gravel isn't imported into Texas, Therefore, it came from somewhere in texas. The rock was already split open and specimen was laying on the ground. Me and my cousin (he's the one that found it) cannot tell if it is a Wing or a Fin? If it was my guess it would be from the Devonian into the Carboniferous Periods.
  17. Wing or Fin?

    From the album Laha

    This specimen was found by my cousin. Location: Texas, Near Yorktown in a gravel driveway. Gravel isn't imported in texas. So the location is somewhere in Texas. Unknown Time frame.

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