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Found 54 results

  1. Hey everyone, I am thinking of purchasing this dinosaur Coprolite but I want to make sure it is authentic first. The tag didn’t mention where it was from. Thanks!
  2. I was wondering if anyone here can tell me if this is legitimate or not? The seller says it's a museum quality piece, but after looking at it and the back I question. It almost sounds hollow when I knock on it. Would love any feedback, trying to build up my collection and thought this was a very nice looking fossil, but I know very little.
  3. Baryonyx vertebra?

    Hello, I’m wondering if this is actually a Baryonyx vertebra. It was found in Wealden formation, Sussex England.
  4. Is this real as if it is I’m considering buying it thanks
  5. Hi team, thoughts on this specimen? Ideas on what it is? Iv also uploaded it into the “is it real?” Category! It’s owner is from Germany but he can’t tell me anything about it. Thoughts? thanks Nick
  6. Hi guys! I saw this specimen and I thought it looked epic. I also thought, is it real? The owner is from Germany and can’t tell me what it is and the matrix has an interesting finish and a wooden back. Some red flags here but what are our thoughts? any advice would be great thanks.
  7. Hey everyone, I saw this fossil being sold and I think I am going to buy it, but I don’t know if it’s real or fake. It is two rooted Mosasaur teeth with extra jaws and bones (I contacted the seller, who told me they were also probably Mosasaur bones). It was found in Phosphate Deposits, in Khourigba, Morocco. Please help!
  8. slate : 20.5 x 12.5 x 1.0( size in cm ) fossil: 16.0 cm x 3.0cm am looking at purchasing this item my questions are is it real? from pics its kinda hard to tell... i know iknow buy at own risk but I really value you guys observations.
  9. Hi guys! thoughts on this amphibian?? Real? It’s a Czech fossil from the lower Permian. Any thoughts welcome and thanks nick
  10. This is supposedly a Oviraptor egg, I was wondering whether it is authentic. Or whether all the egg shells were stuck on.
  11. Hey team! What are your thoughts on this piece? Real? Permian branchiosaur from Germany. Thanks for any input
  12. This mastodon tooth was apparently found in Florida in 2016. The blackish spots look like they are crystals/minerals that have replaced part of the tooth. Also, on the backside, it appears that there is plaster from when it was wrapped up. I still don’t know if it is real or fake though. Please help! Thanks!
  13. Hi all, i contacted a seller from morocco and he sent me these trilo photos. Watching fine details like eyes etc they seem real but i'm newby and i prefer to ask you. Can you also tell me the average price for that species? thank you
  14. Hey guys! thoughts on this trilobite before I put an offer in. Looks ok to me. Let me know please any advice welcome. Cheers!
  15. I bought this shark tooth.

    I was at a market in round top tx and went into a little shop that looked cool. They had a box of shark teeth and a box of spino teeth, some geodes natural beads etc I picked this tooth up because I’ve always wanted one and it was cheap. Do they fake shark teeth?
  16. I was scrolling through a site when I spotted this, I recently had some "complications" with another Ichthyosaurus specimen, and I was wondering whether this specimen is real or enhanced. The snout looks to me like it was carved on but I want to be sure.
  17. I recently bought this fish fossil from a seller in France thinking it was 6 cm. I was completely wrong and it is a whopping 15 cm, it is in really bad shape and seems real. The only problem is that the Rock is super light, I was not expecting a rock of this size to be this light. I want to know if it's real and if it is, what species it is. P.S. There are also a lot leaf fossils on it.
  18. On our favorite auction site, I just happened to notice this Spinosaurus tooth which I deemed at a very affordable price for its alright size of 4.5" (11.43 cm). Although I'm sure there are very knowledgeable and experienced members on this forum who would immediately brush this tooth aside, it was convincingly real until I pulled out my lie detector: photoshop. After some zoom ins and color flopping, I was easily able to distinguish the fake parts of this tooth from real parts. It's composite- and not a very shabby one. I have had my share of time buying spinosaurus teeth, and have seen plenty "scrambled egg" teeth, but this one temporarily convinced me since the filler color in the main photo is similar to the enamel's at first glance. Not bad, eh? Could just be some minor repairs. Thank you, Photoshop. This is at least partially extended, if not composite. The middle section is an absolutely different shade of green. ---- The back of the tooth was what totally blew it. What even is that interior color!? It is supposed to be white. Now the difference is even more clear. The filler bubbles are now fully visible in contrast to the natural enamel lines on the real tooth crown. ---- The same seller has another (more obviously) composited spinosaurus tooth for sale (without describing it as composited). Now that I really have stared at this tooth for some time, I can distinctively make out that which parts of tooth are not real. Too bad. I hope this tooth does not end up in any forum member's collection. Eeeek. The moment when you find out something you want is fake. Just stay safe. The internet is full of traps. FS
  19. I have had this Keichousaurus in my collection for a while now. I was wondering whether it's real, I really hope you guys can help. Regards, indominus rex
  20. I was looking at fossils for sale online when I stumbled across an amazing fossils, a complete fish skull. This specimen is about 40 cm in length and is at a reasonable price. I want to know whether this fossil is real, and if it is what species it is. The seller hasn't provided me with where it was found. All feedback would be helpful. Regards, indominus rex
  21. Hi, I saw this trilobite online and I was wondering if it was real or fake. It looks like the usual replica of a ceratarges to me. It is from Morocco of course. What do you think? Here are some pictures. Maybe @Tidgy's Dad could help me since I know he knows a lot about these Moroccan trilobites. Appreciate it.
  22. Hello, I saw these 4 trilobites online. I was wondering if they were fake because they look really good. First pic: Cyphaspis boutscharafinense Second: Cyphaspis Agayuara Third: Leonaspis Williamsi Fourth: Harpes Perradiatus All the trilobites are from Morocco.What do you think? I have more pictures if you need them. Thank you for all help. Regards
  23. Hi, I spotted this trilobite,pretty sure its a phacops, online for a relatively cheap price. I was wondering If it was real because it looks really good and large. He put a lighter for scale on the picture (guessing its 10 to 15cm) What do you think? Regards
  24. Hello, I saw this trilobite online for a ridiculous price and I was wondering if it was fake or the seller was really inexperienced. The matrix is a bit weird... What do you think? Thanks,Regards (Ps, sorry this is the only pic I have)
  25. Hello, I saw these pictures online and I was wondering if it was a real fossil or not,because I saw alot of fake ones. Can somebody give me a clue? Appreciate it. Regards
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