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  1. I'm currently in a debate on IDing a possible fossil on a different forum. I think it is a rib fragment (possibly sirenian) while others think it might not be a fossil at all. The item was found in the Peace River, Florida. Can anyone weigh in on it here?
  2. Hello. I'm new to the forum. I found this in a New Jersey creek recently. Does anyone have an idea of what it could be?
  3. Alright I know, I should know better. But the price was right and I was having a good week so I needed something to shatter my hopes and dreams. That out of the way. Listed as a "US acid - prepped specimen" Self explanatory. Back Right foot Tippy Tip of the tail Right ribs My biggest question is the specks of material between the ribs. Is this common on real Keichosaurs? To me on the overall picture they appear to be the ends of the ribs broken off from the underside. I will also note that almost every bone on this little guy is 3D above the rock surface. I was having trouble getting a good side view with my camera, I will try again, but figured you could all start with these! Thanks much as always, -Blake
  4. hi all, any help with a rough ID would be very much appreciated, just need to know if specimens in these images are fossil coral or otherwise, species names not required. Items found near Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia. Sorry for limited photo quality. Cheers, kevin
  5. I found this in shoul creek, Austin, Texas. It looks like the bumps on the sides of ammonites, but I noticed it's not curved. I've also noticed things sticking out of the side, possibly ribs? I want to know what this is. It's broken and covered in rock so it's hard to tell if it's an ammonite or not
  6. This is a piece I found in a creek a run off of the clarks river west fork in graves county western Kentucky I have done some research but I am confused on what this actually is a part of I only have guesses and am eager to know thanks for the help
  7. Hello All, I am not only new to this group, but I am new to fossil/rock hunting . I live somewhere , where there was much ice age melt glacial activity and I have hundreds of fossils. at the risk of sounding insane, I found this one in my pocket when I woke up one morning . Have others similar to it, but no idea how I came to be in possession of this one in particular. Any help is appreciated... I have other angles of the same, but I am unsure of how to shrink the file size of the photo. Thank you
  8. Is there any way to determine the age of this clam fossil. I found it in a creek bed in Texas. Thank you.
  9. I found this fossil in a dry creek bed in Fayette County Texas. The walls of the creek are about 10-12 ft high. I also found several shell fossils in the same area. The pics are of the top and bottom of the same fossil. Can someone help with identification? Thank you.
  10. I found this fossil in a dry creekbed in Texas with several shell fossils. It is very dark brown. Any information would be appreciated. I'm new to fossil hunting and want to learn as much as I can. Thank you for any input.
  11. Hi colleagues and friends, I have been findind and often collecting tose eye catching elongated fossil corals on the Hispaniola island, like "Pirouline's rolled wafers". They have a cavity inside on mostly case and have up to 3 inches diameter I guess. As I'm not very familiar with these coral fossils, can you please help me to ID these fossilized corals and comment anything about the environment, ages, behaviors, occurrence, distribution, etc. Thanks a lot for youn kindly help colleagues!
  12. I found this fossil some years ago but i could never identify it.
  13. Found this on Ophelia Banks after Hurricane Matthew. Is this some type of whale bone? Measures 12 1/2 inches in circumference.
  14. Could anyone help me with what this is. I found it on the beach along with other fossils that i think came from a whale. Ill post that another time though.
  15. I have been found relatively abundant fossil remains of what I think can be dugong (manatee) ribs and other related bones (?), in the Caribbean. Mostly end on pointed-ends. I have heard about the burial social preferences of manatees also. They are relatively common but any skull has been found yet. Can you help me to ID these bone-like fossils?? How to differenciate it even from fossil whales. Thanks deeply for all your help adorable Community !!
  16. trying to find out what this fossil is, sorry, i have no information on it whatsoever, any help will be greatly appreciated
  17. Hi Guys, Found this chunk of limestone containing some interesting features (pics 1-7 of 8)while walking a beach today in the west of Ireland, there seemed to be a few more rocks similar to it scattered around the area. I have very little knowledge of fossils and would really appreciate if someone could help me identify the fossils present. The image 8 is a separate fossil picked up in a drumlin, I was thinking that it looks a bit like some sort of shell, but again would appreciate an id if possible. Thanks, H
  18. Hey everyone, This is my first post, although I have been looking for and collecting fossils in the York River and Hampton areas of Southeastern VA for sometime now. But I found a fossil the other day that gave me the jumpstart I needed to join up here! So on the beach in Hampton the other day after the remains of tropical storm Julia rolled through, and I found something that puzzled me greatly. It appears to be a horn coral..but there are problems with that as a diagnosis. The fossil layers in the area are far too young for a horn coral. The layers present nearby are the Yorktown, Eastover, and maybe some of the St Marys and Calvert since the edge of the Salisbury embayment borders the Hampton beaches. So layers no more than approx 15 million years. The fossil is also flattened out some. So does anyone have any ideas? A medusa/jellyfishy thing of some kind? A horn coral that found it's way from the mountains all the way to the bay? Thanks all
  19. Found this while fossil hunting at Lake Benbrook, Tarrant County Texas. Is this a clam?
  20. Found this fossil when I was a kid at Grand Lake, Northwest Oklahoma. It was along the shore line. Any idea what it is?
  21. Hi. First time posting. Would someone be able to ID any potential fossils in this piece of rock? Thanks!
  22. Another find in Granbury Texas, is this coral?
  23. Fossil hunting in Granbury Texas, found these items; is it coral or worm tubes?
  24. Found in shallow-water delta top sandstone of the Lackagh sandstone formation in Ireland. Sandstone in this place overlies arnsbergian regional stage formation of namurian stage. Stump imprints usually surrounded by quartz and quartzite pebbles which suggests flooding. Can you help me identify the plant/ plants?
  25. Hi everyone! This summer I am going to a Maastrichtian-aged chalk coastline on the island of Møn, Denmark. I was wondering whether you could kindly point me to some articles on the fossils of that area. This summer, I will set my expectations higher than the usual belemnites, and will focus on vertebrate remains -- a bit too far-fetched, but hey! We always focus on the best, rarest fossils when we go on fossil hunts ! Thanks for any help concerning literature. Christian