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  1. Hi people! I need help for identifying these two canine roots.They were found in some Cave in Southeastern Serbia,along with Cave Bear,Cave Hyena,Bison and Deer bones. I got this as a gift from my friend who has found them also this smaller partial tooth which i think also that is from a Cave Hyena. He thinks that the roots belongs to Cave Hyena canines.On the last picture u can see the scale with his teeth collection and with 3 teeth that he gave me. Thanks
  2. Fossil du Jour

    Hey everyone, I thought it would be interesting if a thread was made for fossils we have found most recently whether that be in situ and posted the day after the trip or if you find something new while going through matrix or concretions you may have brought home. I'll start it off, here is a snail and baculites I found today when cracking into some of my Pierre shale material from Wyoming.
  3. I did another ammonite hunting trip to South Dakota this last September with my youngest son and we brought home a ton of rock. Last week my son came over and we got to work. He set up my tile saw with some hot water and I started marking rock where it needed to be cut. We cut a lot of crab concretions too but thats for another thread. I have to say it was a very fun day but now I have my work cut out for me, pun intended. There is some easy stuff to prep and of course some harder stuff to prep. I will start with an easy one. This little ammonite came apart and part of the living chamber was on the opposing piece of rock. I marked that hunk of rock, my son cut it and after it had dried I glued it back on and after 24 hours I scribed off the rock and WaaaaLaaaaa!! This piece is still not done. Im going to cut off a bunch more rock and finish it up so it stands nice and is still in part of the matrix. I believe this is Discoscaphites conradi found in the Fox Hills Formation and is Cretaceous in age. RB
  4. Ramanessin

    From the album Field Pictures

  5. Green Mill Run

    Can anyone who has recently visited or lives near Green Mill Run tell me how it is at the moment? I am planning to collect some fossils from there on Saturday or Sunday for a school project, but I am somewhat concerned by the water temperature and the possibility of rain (though the forecast indicates it won't be too bad on Saturday). Would it be dangerous to go there in the rain in this season?
  6. Ok, when I wake up, drowzy, make some coffee, then into the computer room. This is what I see. Lots more in the display cases behind me with no room left! Then I open the top drawer, more crab fossils, forgot about those. Lots more in the garage! then I realize, there are two more in the glove boxes of my 2 trucks. Now I wonder where else I have more? We all have problems. We all need help. but for me, Im not sure how I can find a cure? But for now, I will just smile and go on. This is a problem I can live with. All I need now is more to prep. Do I have a disease? RB
  7. Absolutely new to fossil hunting

    on this piece, there are several various fossils. I beleive they are all encased in this clay rock. Found in Dresden Tn 38225 in a old creek.
  8. Fluorescence in Fossils

    While taking pics of some calcite under long wavelength UV light, I noticed a glow coming from my one and only Fox Hills ammonite (thanks to @RJB). I thought it was rather beautiful. All of my fossils that have calcite preservation fluoresced nicely.
  9. Myrtle Beach?

    Hi- Does anyone know how Myrtle Beach fossil hunting is these days? I'm planning to visit mid December. What should I expect? Where should I go? I hear they are re-nourishing the beaches-does this hurt my chance to find anything? Thanks
  10. Crystallized oyster shell?

    Shell right side of picture .. Can someone explain if this is common to find this fossil crystallized inside the shell where the meat was exposed? Nothern california , along eel river scotia bluffs area. Thanks
  11. Carolina Beach, NC area

    Hi to all the NC forum members! My wife and I will be staying @ Carolina Beach, NC from 12/8 to 12/15. First time ever in that area. Would love to find some fossils either on the beaches or nearby sites. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Currently we are at NMB, SC finding a variety of fossils on the beach here. Will post some pics when we return home. Happy Holidays to everyone and Good Hunting, Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
  12. I have shown this before but not w/my microscopic pics (and my increasing education!)
  13. Thank you @Kane for sending “the plate of spaghetti”! I am taking too many pictures so please just ask for more if you only see part of “something”
  14. Sealing fish fossils

    Me and the family did a trip this summer to Wyoming and picked up some nice fish fossils. I want to use them on my new BBQ islands backsplash but I want them to last. What is a hardcore sealer I can use. It’s outside, no cover, I live in soCal so temp is 40s to 90s, but 70s 10 mths out of the year, no snow and little rain ty
  15. Do you see what I see.... FINALLY!

    I loved this rock, and I really wanted to find the fossils hiding in it. It looked like a carved mother and child, or tied bunches of wheat, until I played with it in vinegar. There are lots of things I would love to share visually FINALLY!!! There is one, microscopic, fascinating hole with something that looks like a “gear” within it. Thanks- Karen
  16. HERE’S THE CHALLENGE! Please assist me by recommending the method you think is best for extricating fossils I know are present in the ocean rocks pictured below to the point of being “identifiable”. It has been tremendously frustrating for me to share pictures of rocks I know contain fossils, and even more so to be unable to photograph them or “clean them up” to the point where they are CLEAR. The only method of removing rock I have tried so far has been vinegar. I now have muriatic acid AND a Dremel. I have never used either before, but I have researched their usage AND “my youngest”, who is a chemistry wiz, will be home, and he has used both, (but neither on specimens that are this tiny. For example, #1 is about 1.75” x 1” OR 4.4 cm x 2.5 cm ) For rocks #1 through #8, tell me, based on the rocks, what method you think I should start with/which should be primary, for 1 or ideally for all 8. (And what kind of rock/mineral you believe it is.) Thank you! Karen
  17. Hello! New to the forum and plan to introduce myself properly later- I've spent a lot of time hunting in Southern Indiana near Bloomington and at the St. Leon cut- going to Indiana Caverns tomorrow and wondering if there's any spots nearby to hunt for fossils. Spatial reasoning is not my forte- if anyone has specific directions to a great spot I'd be so grateful! On break from teaching art to my high school students- would love to make some great finds over my break to show my kids
  18. T3 of Beijing international airport. All the restroom walls have limestone plates with fossil-like features. I am not sure even they are fossils or not, as some of them have the outlook----instead of cross sections----of typical fossils. If they are indeed fossils, what is a good guess of its age?
  19. G'day everyone! My dad and I were interested in investing in a USB Microscope to take photos of our smaller fossils and other things (Mainly small insects). We did some searching about and found this microscope. Before I purchase it I want to see what you all think and if there is a better option. https://www.online.com/p/AmScope-UBW500X0200M-5x-500x-2mp-8-led-3d-Zoom-Digital-USB-Microscope/2255356843 Thanks, Dan
  20. Construction In China Uncovers Fossils

    https://macaudailytimes.com.mo/paleontology-building-boom-uncovers-buried-dinosaurs-makes-a-star.html
  21. Article about recent court ruling on ownership of dinosaur bones, the holder of the mineral rights or the surface land rights. https://www.apnews.com/edf5eefad9664ed3a1886a8aaf0251c1 Cheers, SA2
  22. This summer I took off to the Alberta badlands. My cousins live on the edge, so their home was my home while I was gone all day every day for almost a week. I was in heaven! Nothing to worry about except the snakes. I came across everything from crocodile scutes and teeth, turtle back, an awesome raptor tooth, lots of vertebrae, to an amazing hadrosaur's metatarsal and another huge bone that I couldn't get close to for fear of falling. I tend to take it easy when I'm alone in the middle of no where!! See photos. Can't wait to return next year!!
  23. I got this at an estate sale years ago and was wondering if it is real or fake? Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks
  24. Hi! my question here is about books, I want to know where I can buy fossil books to learn more about the subject of fossils, geology and prehistoric creatures. The books preferrably in English but Dutch is good as well and Also available with shipping to the Netherlands! I already own a trio of books about fossils and dinosaurs but all of these books are from different times and feature different things. List of books: Dinosaurs, A big book about prehistoric animals from 2009 (English) Fossielen, An encyclopedia from 1988 (Dutch) The fossil enyclopedia, well the title says it from 2007 (Dutch) Thank you for reading and for helping me out!
  25. Hello everyone! I found this specimen also in a creek on a walk through a local park north of Pittsburgh. Thinking it may be a burrow fossil, but if it is, was wondering if there is an actual scientific name for it, so I know how to file it away accordingly under the proper name. Found the term Cruziana online, and wondering if this would qualify. Does anyone have any opinions? Or, if it is a burrow, is there any way of narrowing down what might have made it i.e. trilobites/arthropods etc? Details: 1) Found in isolation/there were no other similar pieces nearby. 2) Measures about 8-12 inches long. Burrow notches are about the width of a penny. 3) Again, found in Carboniferous territory in Western Pennsylvania found in a creek. Thanks everyone!
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