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  1. Wondering if this shape is specific enough to identify who might have lived in this. Ideas? ~caroline
  2. Greetings once more, This is my second posting and has a direct correlation to my opening post. As previously stated the fossil/geode, displayed in the photos, has been in my possession since my father's passing in 2004. I have no idea as to where or how he obtained but will say that he was a traveler and collector of various items from around the world. The identity of this item has been the topic of many discussions between my wife and kids (now grown). They both still ask me as to "What is it?". So I humbly call upon the members today; What is it? FYI, I will be posting several high resolution pics (11) for your review Regards Mark
  3. Can someone please help me figure out what this is? I found it a couple days ago at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, California. I am not a fossil collector, I was just taking a walk, picking up shells and I came across it. I tried to get some idea by searching online. But, I couldn't find anything like it. TIA
  4. A friend of mine is going to Grand Junction Colorado is soon and wants to know what sort of fossils are around the area, any help is great!!
  5. Hi guys. Recently found around 10 fossils at Filey Beach in the UK. Most are easily recognisable. This one has intrigued me though, I believe I can see a small ammonite or something on the front, but the objects around it interest me, there is also part of an ammonite on the back also, can anyone identify the objects around the front ammonite as anything, maybe a tooth or something? or is it just nothing, thanks. Hope the picture quality is alright.
  6. Hello, New to the forum and collecting fossils in general. Went to my moms house and mentioned that I had been fossil hunting and she says "I have found some fossils before." and she pulls out this giant worm like thing. This was found in Port Hope Ontario possibly up to 25 years ago. I have included both a wet and dry picture. The fossil seems to have a dark red tinge to it. Also the back had a ton of fossils on it I have attached a picture of the back as well. Any help with an identification would be much appreciated. Thanks Folks and happy hunting:)
  7. I went to Myrtle Beach, and found these teeth when they washed up to shore. Identification would be greatly appreciated. I can provide closer ups as well. Thank you! (The 3rd, 4th, and 5th are serrated)
  8. Good afternoon! On a recent trip to Lake Bastrop in central Texas my dog dug up this rock along the shore. It's a very clay/muddy lake with plenty of greenery, it seemed pretty run of the mill at first with some broken shell fragments but an odd hole on one side with markings around it was confusing. I'm definitely new to this so forgive me if I don't know the terminology, but the hole is about 3/4 inch deep. There are what look like scales at various points around the rock. Thank you!
  9. This is ridiculous. Ive been trying to upload my pictures for over an hour. This site will not upload. Anyone care to take a look through another media?
  10. Hello all, got this really interesting trilobite in from one of my sources that was unattributed. Any ideas? Also, is there a good source of information on how to attribute Moroccan trilobites? Thank you!
  11. I am wondering if anyone can help identify these. More than likely, a couple are parts of shark teeth. The others are probably some sea mammals, early seals , dolphins etc. I am not sure.
  12. Hi, I just came from holiday from England and I bought this fossil in Wales while I was there. I have seen that there are many different fossils of this kind, and I'm not sure of which kind mine is. Could you help me identify it? Thanks allot, Julia kk (P.s. I haven't been on this site before so I'm not so sure if I'm doing this right...)
  13. Hi I found this the other day in a jurassic/cretaceous formation in valencia (spain) but I,m not sure if it's a worn out ammonite or something else. Any ideas? Thanks for your help! it came from inside a rock like this one, as you can see there are pseudogrammoceras and other marine fossils:
  14. Hello, I found a couple of pretty little shark teeth and belemnites on my first trip to Big Brook,NJ, but I have no idea what these objects are. On the rounded one perhaps a vertebra? The darker object perhaps a bone fragment? Appreciate any help and information. Thank you!
  15. Hi, Other than the dinosaur bone agates I have in my collection, the only two other items I have that are dinosaur are these two teeth. Both are said to be 'meat-eaters' from the Judith River Formation in Montana and the Cretaceous era. I'm still learning so not really sure how to ID them myself, but would really like to know which species these belonged to. The larger one is 1 3/8 inches long, the tiny one is around 1/2 inch. Thanks for reading and for helping in anyway!
  16. Looking for some expertise on what I could have. It may just be chert, agate, chalcedony, or something else. Coprolite? It has fossils in it. This one reminds me of coprolite as well... Here's some others that I'm not sure about. Close ups of the top left one in the previous two pictures. Last one. I don't know what this is. It has a pattern on one side... Reminds me of plaster that was wrapped with linen. Thanks!
  17. Hello everyone! I found this ammonite yesterday in Valencia, Spain (as far as I know the strata in that mountain are Jurassic/Cretaceous). I would appreciate any help on identifying what kind of ammonite it is and if anyone could tell me what's the mineral shown on its surface. Thanks for your help!
  18. Hi all, i would like to know how you identify shark upper jaw tooth from lower jaw tooth. Are there any specific trait making easy such differenciation? For example, he in japan you can find a lot of cretalamna appendiculata tooth. How can i guess if the tooth found is an upper or lower jaw tooth?
  19. I keep finding these fragments I feel like they could be piece of a mammal tooth. Could you guys help me out? The three on the right I'm not sure but the one on the left is different and is definitely part of a tooth
  20. My boyfriend works in northern Ontario (Canada) at a limestone rock quarry and found this while chipping a piece of rock. I am not sure if this is even a legitimite fossil and if so what kind it is and would love some feedback!
  21. Hi I hope someone can help me with this! I found these two very small fossils when wet sieving lower lias shell bed. They are about 2mm in size and look a bit like a cross between a crinoid and a bone-like substance. They are so small they were very hard to photograph even using the super-macro function on my camera but hopefully they are good enough for somebody to perhaps recognise what these are? I'd be very grateful as I am mighty curious! Thanks in advance. Sam
  22. Greetings, Would appreciate a little input on what these might be. Unfortunately I have NO information on where they were found and in which formation. I only know that they came out of an old collection of a fossil guy in California. They were given over to a secondhand shop as part of a huge assemblage of specimens, many of which weren't labeled, but they were told they were from a dinosaur. I realize that narrowing things down too far will be impossible due to provenance, but if I could confirm whether a.) these came from a dinosaur, and b.) Which general type (small sauropod? Theropod? etc.). If they turn out not to be dinosaur material, that's fine. I paid very little for them and kind of jumped on them on a whim, on the off-chance that they turn out to be something dinosaur that I could use in my upcoming 'Dinosaur Discovery' lesson plans for work. Here are attached photos below. I tried to snap shots from all angles. Pardon the crappy quality of my phone camera. And thank you in advance for your time and expertise.
  23. I'm on a school sponsored computer so the best sites are blocked, keep that in mind because this is a bit of a dumb question and the reason I pose it, is because I have found two separate lists and I don't know which is correct. So my question is, what are the classes of the trilobites?
  24. Hi all, I bought this on Sunday thinking this might be petrified wood, can anyone confirm if that is the case? its quite distinctive so maybe someone knows a little more about it?
  25. We recently moved back to Colorado,.,.. Got us a tumbler and rock saw and toys... but need help identifying some rocks - These rocks looked like Petrified wood at first, but then we noticed the top crust has weird swirls /designs. Upon tumbling some, we noticed that the striations and swirls on the crust are almost opalescent looking, hard to tell. Anyone have any idea what these could be?? THANKS!