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Found 58 results

  1. Fortress of Solitude

    Found this in a parking lot gravel bed. Thoughts?
  2. Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    From the album Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    Cypress Wood, viewed under short-wave ultraviolet light Miocene Odessa, Delaware
  3. Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    From the album Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    Cypress Wood, viewed under short-wave ultraviolet light Miocene Odessa, Delaware
  4. Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    From the album Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    Cypress Wood, viewed under short-wave ultraviolet light Miocene Odessa, Delaware
  5. Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    From the album Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    Cypress Wood, viewed under short-wave ultraviolet light Miocene Odessa, Delaware
  6. Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    From the album Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    Cypress Wood, viewed under short-wave ultraviolet light Miocene Odessa, Delaware
  7. Blue Forest Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    From the album Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    Petrified Wood viewed under short-wave ultraviolet light Eocene Blue Forest, Wyoming
  8. Blue Forest Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    From the album Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    Petrified Wood viewed under short-wave ultraviolet light Eocene Blue Forest, Wyoming
  9. Blue Forest Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    From the album Fluorescent Petrified Wood

    Petrified Wood viewed under short-wave ultraviolet light Eocene Blue Forest, Wyoming
  10. Fossilized bone or not?

    Hi all, Looking for some help to identify if this is a fossil or not. It was found in Freshwater East beach in Wales, UK (SA71) over the New Year. It's quite heavy (103g) and stood out as It didn't match any other of the red limestone or grey pebbles around it. Dimensions are 7.5cm long and 4.5cm wide. It is slighted flattened on its side so would measure 4cm. Thought it was a fossiled bone as the ends appear rounded and porous whilst the sides are smooth. Appreciate it might be fossiled wood or mineral too. Any ideas would be greatly welcomed. Many thanks S
  11. Please help identify geologic or biologic

    Hello everyone, Please help me identify if this is a possible plant or mineral. First time posting, thank you for your help.
  12. I finally completed the reorder of my collection of fossils and minerals. It is a wooden hexagonal display cabinet of several wood/glass shelf; in the pictures attached I only show some of them. I 3D printed more than 20 custom drawer compartments for the smallest specimens. I decided to go for a modular design, so I can adapt every compartment to the specimen. As printing material, I used a "wood PLA" filament 3D printed with 1 mm nozzle on the Alfawise U20 3D printer. I finally added a strip LED inside the cabinet door and powered it via a USB power-bank - so it is fully wireless. In this picture you can see some of my recent purchases: Two Sinosauridae indet. teeth from Kem Kem One Acheroraptor tooth from Hell Creek formation, Powder River Co., Montana Some Mosasaurus teeth from Kem Kem One Pterosaurs tooth from Kem Kem A piece of Rhinocerontidae indet. jaw from South Dakota Some ammonites, shark teeth, a Flexicalymene ouzregui, a couple of echinoids (I found the white one in a brick!); the Velociraptor skull is 3D printed as well. This is the other side. The big sand echinoid was also found by me in a brick! On the right there's a nice fossil coral: I never seen something similar, please let me know if you know it's name. Three fossil fishes and a nice ammonites cluster with some quartz in the background. At the end, some minerals... Now I only have to finish the cataloging of all specimen. I already finished with fossils, now I have to start with minerals - it will be very looong! What do you think? Do you like it? Ciao!
  13. Not sure? Fossilized Bone or Mineral?!

    I found this piece this past weekend. I’m not sure what it is..? Possibly fossilized bone but the consistency is so hard it looks more like a mineral to me? The middle is a beautiful tan, almost shiny metallic color at the right angle. Anyone know what it is?!
  14. Is anybody here going to the 48th Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show in Westwego, LA (a suburb of New Orleans) on October 19- 21? I'm planning on going on Friday the 19th, and will bring my laptop so I can post photos to this forum for verification, since I KNOW I will get tempted by something!
  15. 30th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

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    30th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show Organized by: Stamford Mineralogical Society Eastern Greenwich Civic Center 90 Harding Road, Old Greenwich, CT. 06870 FREE PARKING! Saturday, November 3rd, 2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm. Sunday, November 4th, 2018: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm.
  16. Fossil Coating

    This is a gastropod from the Old Port Frm (ridgely sandstone). I know the fossil is a chert cast coated with Beekite rings. Any ideas as to what the black "crinkled/wavy/ridged" coating between the Beekite & the chert might be? The pattern is different from the rings above it. It is shiny black in sunlight. Fun fact: this came from a public park inside my city limits and was perched on a little pillar of dirt after the rain from the weekend!
  17. New fossil from Turkey Isparta

    Hello fossil paleo geeks This is a photo of a fossil, the guy asked me what this is, and he said he got the fossil from turkey isparta, first looking at, i thought it s a specimen from a tree, but it looks also like Pelecypods im not sure what that is
  18. Small wormlike fossils in hard mineral

    I'm still brand new here, and hoping that help from the ID posts will get me moving in the right direction. We have so many fossils here in Cincinnati and the outlying regions.. Thank you for helping!
  19. Will anyone here be going to the Oxford Mineral and Fossil Show on 29 July 2018? I’m going to try my best to be there for this one. If anyone has been in the past, how great are the fossils that are for sale? I’m not too interested in the minerals part of it.
  20. What mineral did this wood turn to?

    This petrified wood was found in Gainesville, Missouri. Trying to identify the mineral that replaced this wood. Also if possible, some rough idea of age.
  21. Hello, I was hoping someone more experienced could shed some light on whether this object is anything of interest or if it's something man-made like a bead that happens to look like a natural formation. It was found in Rockford, IA at the fossil quarry, so Devonian if it's actually something fossilized. Is it possible it's a mineral formation of some kind? It's roughly 4mm x 4mm and non-magnetic. It seems to be well embedded in the rock. Thanks for your time!
  22. Iron pyrite

    From the album Vaches Noires spring 2018 and a bit of 2016

    Iron pyrite from "les Vaches Noires" Cliffs - collected during april 2018
  23. Looking to try a new twist to the blind trade. I propose a blind trade for one item only. It can be a fossil or a mineral. Is anybody out there interested? I only ask no junk/ scraps. One decent item for another.
  24. This fossil is not organic unlike my other fossils. But I believe it to be a Amber piece. Some people in my other posts thought it might be some other material, so what do you think? Since I firmly believe that this is Amber.
  25. Pseudofossil?

    Any ideas? It is made of a black non-magnetic iron mineral. I was thinking a cast of a septarian nodule........
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