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  1. Hi everyone this matt again today in the creek I found a bivalve and a coral of some sort too here are 2 photos
  2. shell in flint

    Erratic boulder found in Poland so no geological context, but I'm guessing Cretaceous circa about ;-) Can you identify this species? Maybe Lopha sp.?
  3. what kind of clam is this

    Hi everyone this is Matt again. can anyone tell me what kind of clam this is? Here is a photo :
  4. Hi everyone guess what I found in the creek today I found a brachiopod fossil with a lot brachiopods stacked on top of one another here is 2 photos
  5. Oye I managed to get my hands on some very rare stuff (at least in terms of my local area) while hunting this last month in the Georgian Bay Formation in Toronto, Canada. Some of these fossils have been some of the nicest I've ever found, and will probably look even better with a little cleaning. Let's start things off with the usual nautiloids with a side of bivalves: Treptoceras crebriseptum I love these plates so much - they are currently some of my favourite fossils in my whole collection at the moment Treptoceras crebriseptum for the first three, the one on the far right might be a different species as it has a unique spiralling pattern.... Some MASSIVE nautiloid chambers, the biggest I've ever seen!!! A bunch of Rafinesquina brachiopods (I think). These are usually somewhat rare but I've found a lot recently so that is pretty cool A couple Ambonychia and what I believe are Pholadomorpha pholadiformis. A close up one the Pholadomorpha pholadiformis in the middle - one of the most exceptionally well preserved specimen I have ever seen!!!!
  6. Hi everyone this is Matt again. Today in the creek I found this fossil. I broke apart and it was loaded with brachiopods. Here is a photo.
  7. Marine fossil ID please

    Any ideas on these two fossils? Found at a local pit just outside of my town, marine deposits near Karoo basin.
  8. Shell or bone? homdel NJ

    (distance between the two blue lines is one cm, photos taken under a dissecting microscope) Found this strange object in a creek in NJ, it is translucent, very smooth, and curved. My first guess for this object was a fossil bone fragment, but this may come from the shell of an invertebrate instead, (which would be more likely at this site) Does anyone have opinions on the object? thanks in advance!
  9. Hi everyone this is Matt again. Today in the creek I found this fossil with a large number of brachiopods on it. Here is a photo.
  10. today In our horse pasture I found this large dirt stained favosite fossil what would be the best way to clean the fossil here is a photo of the fossil
  11. Hi everyone this is matt again today in the creek I found many different kinds of fossils here are all the photos
  12. Hello all! Here are some of my my favourite scenery and fossil pictures from the last few weeks! Decided to hit up some new spots way up in the north end of Toronto along the Humber river - which yielded some very nice shells and crinoid segment (instead of the usual nautiloids). I'm in the midst of getting the weird nautiloid section so stay tuned: Lets kick things off with a couple very pretty shells and crinoids from the north end trip: the 7 shells from the left are Ambonychia, with the two black right shells being Pholadomorpha pholadiformis (I believe). Some crinoid segments on the far right These Ambonychia shells were definitely my favourites of the bunch^ When it comes to crinoids, this is about as good as it gets here in Toronto!!!! Almost nobody finds calyxes here, so this is about as good as it gets!
  13. hi everyone this is matt again today in the creek I found 4 different brachiopod fossils here are some photos
  14. Hi everyone this is matt again today in the creek I found a fossil full of small brachiopods here is a photo
  15. Hi everyone this is matt again today in the creek I found a wide variety of fossils mostly brachiopods and crinoid stems here is a few photos
  16. today in the creek I found a small shell fossil the name of the fossil is called Productella speciosa here is a photo
  17. I found a cool bivalve fossil in the creek today here is what my book says about it its is called Goniophora perangulata Trapezoidal shell, with length typically twice the height.Ventral margin curving with sinuosity in anterior third and slight constriction at the posterior end.Surface with fine concentric growth lines. to 60-90 mm
  18. Hi everyone this is matthew again guess what I found today in the creek I found a trilobite head and a tail and it has been long time since I have found that kind of fossil here is 2 photos
  19. hi everyone this is matt again it happened again today I found 1 nice brachiopod and a bivalve fossils here are some photos
  20. hi everyone this is matt again today in the creek I found this fossil with a lot of different brachiopods in it here is a photo
  21. Round rocks

    Strange round rocks here in Elgin, TX. I just joined yesterday and trying to figure out how to post here. Thanks for having me. I've found so much cool stuff here since arriving from VA in2018. #rocknerdsrock
  22. hi everyone this is matthew again today in the creek I found another bivalve fossil I think the name for it is called Gramatodon hamiltoniae but I am not sure about that so I don't what kind it is here are 2 photos
  23. Hi everyone this is matt again guess what today in the creek I found some great brachiopod fossils here is 3 photos
  24. Age is Miocene-Pliocene. Bryozoan is an immediate thought, but I'm pretty sure that they're quite rare post Paleozoic, and this kind of encrustation is very common in the locality where the specimen was found. Here is a picture: Bonus thanks if anyone knows with some certainty what the bivalve itself might be from the photo, though I doubt it.
  25. hi everyone this is matthew again today I went fossil hunting in the creek and broke apart a rock and found 2 different kinds of brachiopod fossils on it here is a photo
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