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  1. Bone or Shell?

    Turtle shell? Can’t get good light right now.
  2. What shell is this? (Found at Lulworth)

    Found this at Lulworth Cove which is a Late Jurassic to Mid Cretaceous area.
  3. Shell on right of third photo is an example of what I think it might be. Area is late Cretaceous.
  4. Fossil or Not ?

    Hey All, My son picked this up out of the muddy banks of the Cape Fear River near Wilmington, NC. Has a bone look to it, not sure if it is, let a lone a fossil ? There is a tiny hitchhiker attached to it that I thought was a shell but it also is an oddity to me. Can anyone identify either of these ? Thanks.
  5. Type of shell?

    Hello all, ive found this rock with several embedded shells that I am not certain belongs to which order. Any help would be greatly appreciated. It was found in Muleiha, about an hour drive from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. According to a geological map, it’s from the Eocene. The whole matrix is 5 inches across or so. Best wishes
  6. What fossil is this?

    It was found on a beach in conglomerate rock in Wenderholm Regional park near Orewa above Auckland in New Zealand. it is 20mm long and 8mm wide
  7. Uncertain in shellmass

    Found in mudstone mass of fossil bivalves. Uncertain of exact location geology as not my find. Length 30mm. Assuming univalve or snail?
  8. Fossil ID please

    I found this fossil on a beach on the north shore of Lake Michigan near the Mackinac bridge. It’s about 3 cm. It looks kind of like a shell but I’m not sure. Can anyone tell me what it is?
  9. Oyster maybe?

    Found today in Split, Croatia Is it some shell? It is about 30 cm long (about 12 inches)
  10. Tube-like objects found on CA beach

    Hi all! I’m hoping to solve a mystery. I find these objects pretty regularly along the San Mateo coast of Northern California. I’m not even sure they’re fossils, but the bluffs above the beach are part of the Purisima Formation with plenty of fossils from the late Miocene to early Pleistocene so I thought it would be worth a try. They look to be made of compacted sand, like a concrete, but laid down in layers, with a more robust top with lines that have some shell-like material. Most pieces I found have this triangular shape that look like they might have formed tubes. All the pieces I’ve found look like they would have a similar diameter. I’ve never found any smaller. They’re pretty uniform. And common. Since I first noticed them a couple of months ago I find them every time I’m on the beach. They could be the result of a geologic process, but I’ve asked every beachcomber, zoologist, and marine biologist I can can find and no one can tell me what they are.
  11. The first two photos are examples of some stuff I found at mineral wells Fossil Park in Texas. I would like to know if anyone else has found these shells. I am interested to see if anyone can show me about how long the little protrusions that are found on the outside of the shell can get. (Example in 3rd photo). And I am also interested to know if these two types of shells are actually the top and bottom of the same creature ( as shown in the 4th and 5th photo where I put two of the shells of similar size together).
  12. How old is this Fossil Shell

    found in a hill area of central MS in a field, sorry I can not remember county or city... when searching with MS Gem & Mineral club, we are talking about about 5 hours from coast area. I do know it is an oyster but was wondering if anyone had any idea the possible time frame of age.
  13. Shell ID?

    I'm new to fossils need help identifying this shell.
  14. Is that a mosquito?

    Hello guys I just received this tiny fossil from a seller from that told me this is a real mosquito fossil. (It is near above the number 17). Another question, how rare is this kind of fossil? (mosquito) Also, those other fossils are shells, am I right? Thanks in advance.
  15. Shell type?

    Hi all, this fossil hash plate is like a super hard gray mud with cracks. Even using a wood rasp to smooth much off. Mostly a trial or training piece. The shell was broken and in layers, with much covered. I have removed a lot of the cover, can I get an I'd, and is it worth continuing? I also see two Brachiapods, and they still some material stuck on the surface. I do not know of a way to dissolve the matrix, to recover the fossils. ultrasonic does nothing.
  16. ID confirmation request

    Hi, does someone know if this imprint is from a shell, ammonite or nautilus?
  17. Miocene shells

    Hi, I have been through my shells collection from the Miocene of South East France: And a few of the shells are still not identified @FranzBernhard @Coco A ? B ? C the left one maybe MOERELLA and right LINGA ? D ? E: CLAVATULA ? F ? G?
  18. Need help

    so i went to Orlando Science Center today for the Dino Digs exhibition but in Jurassic Ridge dig pit area i know that there is a Camptosaurus, Camarasaurus, Ceratosaurus and a Stegosaurus, but there is some species and genus of dinosaurs and other animals that i dont know what there like take for example the turtle shell, the alligator crocodile like animal fossil, the ankylosaur like fossil and that bone that i dont know what species does it belong to and that nest that i don't know which dinosaur does it belong to.
  19. Crab 3.JPG

    From the album 1925 Body & Trace Fossil Collection - Ocean

    This is the only crab I have in the collection however small it may be
  20. Crab 2.JPG

    From the album 1925 Body & Trace Fossil Collection - Ocean

    This is the only crab I have in the collection however small it may be
  21. Crab 1.JPG

    From the album 1925 Body & Trace Fossil Collection - Ocean

    This is the only crab I have in the collection however small it may be
  22. Single Shell no Matrix 10.JPG

    From the album 1925 Body & Trace Fossil Collection - Ocean

    These are the single shell, no matrix specimens. pic 1-4, I believe is the sand sediment taken from the location of these "Ocean Album" fossils. It was laying with the bone section of the collection, however none of the other bone in the collection have this appearance.
  23. Single Shell no Matrix 9.JPG

    From the album 1925 Body & Trace Fossil Collection - Ocean

    These are the single shell, no matrix specimens. pic 1-4, I believe is the sand sediment taken from the location of these "Ocean Album" fossils. It was laying with the bone section of the collection, however none of the other bone in the collection have this appearance.