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  1. Hi everyone a little help would be great with the ID of this trilobite it’s from morroco I bought a couple of them that were unprepared and incomplete to practice prep work on as I’ve only just started so any help would be great thanks.
  2. Hiya everyone thinking of buying this trilobite says it’s a Morrocops granulops and it’s uncommon - any help would be great
  3. Large imprints found

    Hello! While living in Hawaii, I found these, I really do not know much about them, they are heavy and solid, any ideas on what they are? They were found on beach in sand like this, round and separate from a large rock, one is double sided
  4. Hiya everyone had a trip to strawberry wood in Scotland in the pentcaitland area never had long and only found on thing it looks like a cephalopod to me but I might be wrong a help with id would be great
  5. North Carolina Dilemma

    Hi everyone, I want to start by saying I am new to the site, so I apologize if I do something incorrect commit a faux pas. I am a younger gentleman in college living in North Carolina; my father instilled a love for fossils in me from a young age, and as I grew up I would explore beaches and phosphate piles. Even though it is just a hobby, I put a lot into fossil hunting; my interest was always beyond the surface level of "I love shark teeth," and I have done countless hours of research. This brings me to the present day where I call your wisdom and guidance. Unfortunately, due to my age, I missed out on what I would consider the "golden age" for North Carolina fossil hunting. I have come to find that NC once had a lot more fossil sites. Mines have been shut down, sites overgrown, and closure to the public; it pains me greatly that I was only able to visit a phosphate quarry once. I know there are options, like joining the fossil club; I plan to do this when I can, my only problem is that I am short on funds and college absorbs a lot of time thereby making my schedule rigid during fall and spring (I am pretty sure this is when most of their events are held but I might be mistaken.) I guess the purpose of my post is to ask for thoughts and guidance from those far more knowledgeable than me; what should I do? I really love this hobby and while the Aurora Museum spoils and the rare beach finds there's nothing like expanding your passion to new heights. I know that giving locations is also a bit of a challenge given commercial hunters, but if there is any guidance you all can give me there that would also be great; I am open to any formation, while I don't have any kind of boat I am still interested to take note of those kinds of locations. Thank you all.
  6. Hiya everyone my friend found it locality is Bathgate Scotland the area has Branchiopods and everything but Bathgate is also known for early reptiles any help would be great thanks
  7. Odd texturing

    San Antonio, Tx This one had an odd coloring and texture. Looks like shell and sediment.
  8. Fossil Teeth

    Hi everyone, I recently got a couple teeth as a gift and was able to identify some but these were a harder nut to crack. The biggest (the dark one on the left) is about 4-5cm. This one also feels extremly light for its size so it might be fake. Any help with these would be appreciated!
  9. So, i bought this little guy some days ago, my first(if it's real) fossil. Can someone give me a light about it? Its real or totaly fake?
  10. List of thinks i've already ID'd: ------------------------------ 1: Mammoth Tusk 2: Mammoth molar 3: Otodus tooth 4: - (Feels very light for its size so might be a fake) 5: - 6: - 7: mososaur? 8: mososaur? 9: mososaur? 10: mososaur? 11: mososaur? 12: Fake Megalodon tooth (Forgot to add the number, Woops!) 13: - 14: Oreodon tooth 15: ???? 16: Crocodile or Enchodus tooth 17: - 18: Otodus tooth 19: Obsidian?
  11. I found this fossil on on a beach in the north of france and picked it up and suddenly realised what it was. It may have been washed across the sea from the English coast. I wanted to find out if it is a dinosaur fossil and what it was if possible. Size: Length of 6cm, width of 2.5cm and height of 6cm. Thank you for any help
  12. Help Identify Jawbone

    Here is what I believe to be a portion of a dinosaur jawbone found in an Upper Cretaceous portion of the Morrison Formation of N. America (sorry if that area is a bit vague). I have other fossilized bits found with it I will be adding to this post soon. Thanks for your ideas on this one.
  13. What is this? Help

    Hello everyone! I found this possible fossil? in a Coast in Uruguay (country in South America) - I found it after a drop in the level of the water, he was between a lot of rocks and look so different than the rocks (and I'm 98% sure that isn't a rock lol) what could it be? The size is 60x40 aprox Thank you all! And sorry for the bad english btw.
  14. Triassic fish fossil

    i found this fish 4 years ago but i could not identify it yet, who can help me? Thanks for your help!
  15. I found a crab arm

    Im back at it again collecting more concretions. I found a bunch of small ones once again from the lincoln creek formation! But the wild thing is that I found this: Me and a bud were getting this concretion out of the rock when this arm was exposed. I plan to use a pin and hammer to get the tip of the claws out and I think I should super glue them onto the arm? And what can I do to preserve this arm because this is really cool.
  16. Help with the ID on this Dino bone

    Hiya everyone I got this bone in a collection a while back it has a strange texture and shape to it and that just wondering if anyone could help with an ID it’s from Colorado
  17. Hiya everyone does anyone know of anywhere I can find fossils in Merseyside England I’ve googled and can’t find anything thanks in advance
  18. I've always been really into fossils and prehistoric stuff but I only recently starting going out and fossil hunting. On a recent trip I found 5 concretions from the lincoln creek formation in washington state. I'm pretty sure only the middle one has something in it but I'm at a complete loss at how to go about cleaning these. I dont have a air scribe and I'm completely content with just seeing some of the crab, if there is one inside any of the concretions, and would love some pointers to go about this. Also how to preserve them once they are exposed. I've seen people using some chemicals but would love a specific brand to use!
  19. Recent Trilobite Acquisitions.

    Hiya everyone just got these trilobites some extra help on them would be great including some prep tips thanks
  20. Hi , my name is Matt I am new to the forum and to finding / collecting. I was searching in a creek bed and found this bone on a sand bar tucked under some grass. To touch it is chalky / clammy feeling . It is slightly polished in one area . I can scrape into it somewhat easily with my fingernail, It has the consistency of damp chalk. Can someone please help me identifying this ? thank you very much for your help, i will attach some photos including what i think is a petrified tadpole found when cracking open a segment of sedimentary rock.
  21. Delicate rock with Mud Removal Help

    I've tried everything I can think of to remove this mud that is caked on so many of my newly acquired specimens. Every time I use my brush to remove the mud the fossils beneath become horribly disfigured. Any ideas for how to remove the mud and keep the fossil intact at the same time? I can't use water because the rock is soft and cracks when wet. Any brush recommendations? Currently I am using a standard paintbrush.
  22. Hiya everyone I just recently purchased this trilobite ain’t arrived yet some help would be great
  23. Hey! These are just a few of the bones I found recently which were all found near each other in horseshoe canyon AB. I found what I believe to be albertosaurus teeth and a piece of a hadrosaur jaw as well with them which makes me assume they are from one of those two species. However, I need help identifying which species each one might be from and what part of the dinosaur they are. If you need measurements I'm happy to post pics next to a ruler!
  24. Help ID this green river fossil

    Hiya everyone my friend has sent me sone green river fishes I’m guessing there knightia he’s glued some pieces together because they have started to flake but I’ve noticed a little thing on the back plate and revealed it a help would be great to ID
  25. fossil bone identification help

    found in kansas, any info appreciated. Lighter for scale