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Found 21 results

  1. Hello, I found this fossil last spring break, in Coahuila, Mexico. It comes from the late Campanian (73-71 Myrs) Cerro del Pueblo formation. I found several fossils at the same location where I found this fossil. Some of the fossils I found include Cerithium snails, several species of Physidae freshwater snails, Inoceramus sp., petrified wood with teredolites, ammonite fragments, a caudal vertebra from a Hadrosaurid, and plenty of dinosaur bone fragments. The formation is a mess, it’s composed of layers that were deposited in marine, and terrestrial environments, as well as rivers and possibly swamps. Even though I’m very knowledgeable of the formation, and the fossils that have been found there I still have no idea as to what this specimen is. My best guess at the moment is that it’s some type of plant material maybe a fruit or a seed. There have been numerous plant fossils found at the formation, including fruits. I also think this could be embedded in a coprolite, with the rounded object being embedded in it. Let me know what you guys think about it.
  2. Mazon Creek ID’s

    Hey Folks, Here are a few whatsits from yesterday’s hunt. First, my gut tells me plant material?
  3. Plant? shell? or mineral?

    Found North of Houston Texas USA in gravel load from Brazos River at first glance it seems to be a shell like pattern on the stone {why I picked it up} but the pattern seems to be the whole stone so thought perhaps compressed fossilized plant concretion? possible fossil wood? pulled out my macro camera and studied further....now I am stumped more photos to follow.....
  4. Heirloom Fossils Identification Help

    These have been passed down from parent to child for generations. Anyway we can no longer remember what these were originally identified as. Possible plants? I see rings and some spots where it looks like a branch would’ve grown.
  5. Coral/Crinoid/plant or animal?

    Here's a mystery fossil I purchased at a yard sale. It has s few strange looking objects on it. I'm not sure if it's coral, crinoid, plant or animal. Anyone know?
  6. Fossil Id

    Found this in Essex uk I believe it’s a fossil 11cm long 8cm wide egg like shape I’ve never seen pimples on a stone like this before many thanks for all help
  7. What is this?

    Grandson found this in an outcrop of immature sandstone in the proximal fluvial facies of the Paleocene Fort Union Formation in Park County, Montana. My current guess, based on the age of the outcrop and the depositional paleo-environment, is that it is a fossil plant, although it doesn't look much like one.
  8. Does anyone know what this creature is or is it a plant? It has stumped me for quite some time. Background - It's an old acquisition from Thornton Quarry in Thornton, Illinois. Silurian period. It measures approximately 5" x 3.5".
  9. Fossil found in the Channel Islands.

    Found this rock whilst walking along a beach in Jersey in the Channel Islands, I’m no expert but my instincts are telling me it was a plant rather than a creature of any kind. Hope someone can enlighten me.
  10. I’m in northwestern Perry county Ohio, and I found this in one of my usual spots. I’ve never seen this before, and I’m stumped!
  11. I found 2 separate sets of these- 1 set on 2 different days in the Danube River in Germany. These look like teeth, but when I cleaned them they began to smell like skunk.... the more I cleaned, the stinkier they got. Anyone know if they are teeth, a plant, or something else entirely? It was very difficult to determine. (My husband is a dentist and initially he was certain they were not teeth, but after being cleaned, it was even more ambiguous.) I finally gave-up, took this picture, and threw them away... FAR AWAY! Thank you!
  12. found something really weird

    what is this???? strange spirals on stone it is in the stone I already tried to scratch it off the big ones are indented in the stone...
  13. Possible plant need id

    I found this possible plant fossil. I am hoping for an id. Accompanying this fossil are brachiopods and other marine fossils. This fossil came from the Otter Formation in central Montana. The Otter Formation is listed as an open and semi-restricted marine. This formation is Meramecian and Chesterian Mississippian. The plant appears to be fibrous. No scale structure is present. In very fine sedimentary silty clay shale. These sediments capture fine details. I have included a photo of another fossil group of bryozoa to show the level of preservation of details.
  14. Plant?

    Found this while wandering. Debris pile from rock canyon anticline. Just took a picture too heavy to pack on my back. Entire picture is approximately 2'x3'.
  15. Hi, These are from an old collection in Israel. We only know that they are from Germany- Carboniferous. Any help would be highly appreciated. Regards. Oz
  16. To Clean or not to clean?

    These are some open specimens I found at Mazonia Lakes. I think the set may be a crayfish. The other two seem to be some type of plant. I didn't know if I should soak these in vinegar. I am afraid if I do I may not be able to see the detail.
  17. First Fossil and I have no idea what it is

    Hello all! This one might be a bit boring to the community at large (maybe not) but I found it in my yard years ago and always wondered what it was. Thanks to any and all who look or chime in. Trout
  18. Hand up with fossil id, please. Thank you!

    No locality or strat data available It's the long curved thing in the middle. It speaks possibly plant, like a tree limb, perhaps but...
  19. Plant?

  20. Unknown

    From the album Carboniferous Fossils-Ohio

    Northeast Ohio
  21. Unknown

    From the album Carboniferous Fossils-Ohio

    Northeast Ohio
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