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  1. Fossil?

    Found in Raubsville Pennsylvania
  2. Found in raubsville Pennsylvania
  3. What is it?

    Found In Raubsville Pennsylvania
  4. Fossil?

    Found in Raubsville Pennsylvania
  5. Another fossil?

  6. Some bones I found not sure what they are

    Location: Raubsville Pennsylvania
  7. Fossil?

  8. Possibly a fossil or bone?

  9. How old is this turtle shell?

  10. This is a cobbled together report of a couple of short excursions in July. Early in the month I took the kids to visit my mother at the old home in northern Pennsylvania. It was a nice escape from the heat and fun to introduce the kids to some of the areas I explored when I was their age. We spent a lot of time playing in the creek. Fresh, living biology was our main interest, but my daughter picked up a couple of nice fossils on the side. She secured a lovely plate, naturally oval shaped, less than 1 cm thick, full of cross-sectional crinoid segment impressions. She also found a nice plate of brachiopod casts. This area is Mississippian or Devonian. These are common fossils for the area, but it's pleasing to consider that these animals were fossilized for millions of years before the fauna we "normally" hunt evolved. Last weekend I got away for a few hours to hunt a local South Carolina waterway for Oligocene and newer material. The water level was ideal and the water was fairly clear, but the overcast conditions made for a bit less than ideal visibility. With the 90+ F air temperatures, being in the 80+ F water with mask and snorkel felt marvelous. I turned up a fair number of teeth of the typical broken-tipped and fragmented variety, mostly C. angustidens (I think) with a single very worn C. megalodon. There were a small handful of fairly nice smaller teeth mixed in. I picked up a couple of nice turtle plastron fragments with good surface detail. I also found an alligator osteoderm which I think is actually a modern piece. Sorry about the dark fossil photos--I never seem to have time to get good photos in daylight, but I'm going to work on it. G
  11. Fossil Site Info

    Hello! So I just got my hands on an old (34-year old) fossil guide for Pennsylvania. I found a couple nearby and somewhat promising fossil sites, but I don't know if their accessible nowadays. Does anybody know the status of these sites: -Blue Mountain roadcut on PA 641 in Roxbury, Franklin County -The Lesh Borrow Pit a mile southwest of Newport, Perry County I'm also curious if more fossil sites have popped up around sputh central PA since the 80's, so any info on that would be much appreciated. Thanks
  12. Unknown fossil

    This came from a Bloomsburg/Mifflintown formation - Silurian exposure. It was in piece of waste as I was trying, unsuccessfully to get a cephalapod out. I see parallel sets of circles on either side of a ridge. The fossil is about 1.5 centimeters long. Any ideas as to what this might be?
  13. (Note: this was originally posted under fossil trips) Hey there! I'm sorry its been so long since I've posted on here but suffice it to say I need your help. I'm planning a six to seven day fossil hunting trip in Pennsylvania (sometime in mid august) and I need your help verifying that the sites I've picked to visit from Robert Beards guide Rock Hounding Pennsylvania are still accessible to collecting as well as coverable given my time frame. The places I'm looking at hunting are sites 27. Beltzville State Park (Outcrops on shoreline), 28. Lehighton, Lehigh Canal (Former borrow pit and outcrop),30. Deer Lake (Borrow Pit), 33. Suedberg (Outcrop in former borrow pit), 35. Centralia (Former strip mine outcrop), 38. Rockville (Former quarry), 48. Walker Lake (Hillside and unpaved road), 51. PPL Montour Preserve (Hillside, Former borrow pit), 57. Uniontown (Former quarry). Any insights as to whether or not theses sites are still accessible to collecting, weather our not you believe covering all these sites within 6 to 7 days is possible, and any other tips and tidbits of information on the sites, and or planning a large trip like this etc, would be greatly appreciated! When I go I'm planning to take notes and pictures and then, when i get back, write a few essays illustrated with pics that I will post on here! Thank you in advance, and thank you to Fossil-Hound for directing me on were to properly post this! Glenn aka Fossil123
  14. Hey there! I'm sorry its been so long since I've posted on here but suffice it to say I need your help. I'm planning a six to seven day fossil hunting trip in Pennsylvania (sometime in mid august) and I need your help verifying that the sites I've picked to visit from Robert Beards guide Rock Hounding Pennsylvania are still accessible to collecting as well as coverable given my time frame. The places I'm looking at hunting are sites 27. Beltzville State Park (Outcrops on shoreline), 28. Lehighton, Lehigh Canal (Former borrow pit and outcrop),30. Deer Lake (Borrow Pit), 33. Suedberg (Outcrop in former borrow pit), 35. Centralia (Former strip mine outcrop), 38. Rockville (Former quarry), 48. Walker Lake (Hillside and unpaved road), 51. PPL Montour Preserve (Hillside, Former borrow pit), 57. Uniontown (Former quarry). Any insights as to whether or not theses sites are still accessible to collecting, weather our not you believe covering all these sites within 6 to 7 days is possible, and any other tips and tidbits of information on the sites, and or planning a large trip like this etc, would be greatly appreciated! When I go I'm planning to take notes and pictures and then, when i get back, write a few essays illustrated with pics that I will post on here! Thank you in advance, Glenn aka Fossil123
  15. Dino tooth?

    Hello! Was hoping someone could tell me what i found today. Pretty sure it is a tooth. Im on vacation in pennsylvania and my buddy had some stone put down on his driveway; i found the tooth with the new gravel. Any info would be appreciated. I live close to the indiana university but will not be back for a week and I am really excited and do not want to wait to find out.
  16. Piece of a jaw bone

    I find bones and fossils along the river all the time and am always curious to what they are/ belong to. This looks to be a dog or coyote... If anyone has a better idea of what this jaw bone could belong to, I would love your input! Thank you!
  17. Camptostroma in the Mail

    So excited when this echinoderm I bought online arrived today! It is Camptostroma roddyi specimen from a private property at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, from the Kinzer Formation. I dont know much about this enigmatic Cambrian echinoderm nor the formation it came from but I cant wait to add this to my small collection of echinoderms.
  18. Unknown Pa fossil

    Hello, I am brand new to this forum and would like to start things off with a fossil I found yesterday in North Central Pa. It was found in a side cut along a highway amongst shale and siltstone. I have no idea what it is but am leaning towards some type or coral maybe?? Let me know your thoughts. And the fossil was found in the hole of the rock that I had split open. Thanks!
  19. More waynesboro trace fossils?

    Okay on my recent and probably last visit to Waynesboro, I found two more possible fossils. The first one I believe to be a burrow just like the last one. The second I think is either the same or just a sediment filled crack, as it seems another younger deposit is over it (it looks like a river from the conglomerate which has pebbles of this maroon shale in it). I think it's waynesboro formation chewsville member, Cambrian in age. The site is pretty unfossiliferous. If anyone wants to check it's by the McDonald's.
  20. Looking to take a trip to Beltsville SP

    Just a New Jersey guy looking to head out to Beltzville State Park this Sunday with my girl for some fossil hunting. Anyone have any specifics on the park, where to look, what to look for? Any and all info will be greatly appreciated. Mike
  21. Mahantango, Pennsylvania Coral? Sponge?

    Found today by a friend in PA. Someone suggested it might be a sponge but I can't find any images that resemble it. Thanks, and as always, much appreciated.
  22. Fossil from waynesboro?

    So I found myself in waynesboro, Pennsylvania one fine evening, and along a side walk I saw some rock outcrops that had been cut for the road and I saw a rock that caught my eye. I decided to take a look, and the rock looked large strange, white, and bumpy. I didn't take it though because I thought I may look a little strange caring a large slab of rock, plus it was behind some construction stuff, so I left it be. But however, I did also see this red slab that appears to be shale with some other types of rock around it. I don't know if it is still Gettysburg shale up there, I couldn't find a geological map for franklin county. There were lots of rock types in the cut. Anyway, this rocks got two lines, of concave and one convex which look to be something, and I hope I have not found another burrow as they seem to haunt me at every turn. If this is a fossil, it will be the first one found in waynesboro that I could find refrence to. Tell me what you guys think. By the way the multitude of faint black diagonal lines are because of the window the light is shine through.
  23. Montour Preserve Makes Top List

    This was published in my local paper. I visited this site when I was in third grade, almost 40 years ago. It's about a 30 minute drive from my home. I'll have to visit some time again and take my kids. Looks like fun! http://www.pressenterpriseonline.com/daily/051017/page/1/story/fossil-pit-makes-impression
  24. Hello, These plates are from the Catskill Formation (Upper Devonian) of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. I am not very familiar with Devonian fishes, so I have made my guesses based on abundant forms in the area / formation. I am hoping that some of the Devonian fish experts might be able to verify or otherwise identify them. The first composite photo are scales of what I am calling the lobe-fin Holoptychius sp. The second composite photo is armor of what I am tentatively calling Bothriolepis sp. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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