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Found 9 results

  1. Hi, I am new to fossil collecting. My main interest is Invertebrates & Fish Have seen some suppliers on online (UK). There are 2 big advertisers / shops that have some items that I am interested in. How do I know if the items being offered are genuine? If I am correct, I am not allowed to name them or post a link? Advice welcome Thanks
  2. Hi, I'm concerned that these four trilobites may be fakes. I bought them a long time ago by a guy, who claimed they were genuine. Some of them, especially the Psychopyge, almost looks too good to be real. But I wanna know what other people think. Thanks.
  3. Hi. Please forgive this ignorant amateur who has little knowledge of fossils. I would appreciate any feedback. I recently bought these from China and regrettably fear that they are not real. I placed one in water and sediment showed up. It also had a strange sweet smell, and from what I've read, they're not supposed to have any odour. Also, I can scrape it with a knife. Did I spend $50 on snarge?
  4. Hi everyone! I found this megalodon tooth on an auction site, and considering the good quality of it and the very low price, I was hoping if someone more experienced could tell me if they see any red flags on it before I put an offer in. It looks nice to me, but I'm nowhere near qualified to give a sound judgement on something like this. The seller has it listed as being 4 inches high. Also, this and one other (much more expensive) Meg tooth appear to be the only things ever listed from the seller, so I'm very hesitant. Any advice on the tooth in question would be appreciated.
  5. Hi everyone! I'm wanting to purchase my first Keichousaurus and found one online I like. I know that buying online from China is VERY risky. This seller has 100 percent positive feedback and communicates well so I am hoping it's real. Can anyone tell by these photos if this specimen appears authentic? I don't mind a little paint as long as the fossil is real.
  6. I'm currently looking at acquiring my first Keichousaurus. Can you tell me if this looks like a good none fake/painted specimen. Also comment on the prep job and quality and i'd appreciate it! I'm itching to add one to my collection. Thank you
  7. Hi, I'm a beginner with fossils and recently purchased a Knightia fossil for 50 New Zealand dollars. When I got home I took a look and noticed it appeared painted. I've researched and apparently people often paint over to enhance it and make it look better. The question is, is it fake? I don't mind if it's painted over for looks but I will be disappointed if it's completely fake. Has to be painted, now I'm just wondering whether it's a genuine fossil or not
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  9. Genuine Titanosaur Egg?

    Hi all, I have been in the search for dinosaur eggs for awhile, and recently came across this interesting specimen. I would like to check if this looks genuine to you experts. It comes from the Rio Colorado Formation, and is from Auca Mahuevo, Patagonia of Argentina. It's measurements are 80mm X 60mm X 24mm, and weights 109 grammes. (Are Titanosaur/Saltasaurus eggs even that small?) Thoughts? PS: I have came across many Oviraptor, Hadrosaur and Segnosaur eggs. But full Titanosaur eggs are seemingly rare, is this an illegal fossil?
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