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Found 76 results

  1. Arene tricarinata

    From the album Aurora/Lee Creek Mine Micro Matrix

    Tiny marine gastropod from the Pliocene/Pleistocene micro matrix of the Nutrien Aurora/Lee Creek Phosphate Mine in Auora, North Carolina
  2. Pliocene/Pleistocene Gastropod

    From the album Aurora/Lee Creek Mine Micro Matrix

    Ringicula semistriata Nutiren Aurora/Lee Creek Phosphte Mine Aurora, North Carolina
  3. Found in Vernonia,Oregon

  4. Fossilized Snails?

    This is my very first post on The Fossil Forum. I was hoping for some experts to weigh in on what exactly are these fossils. I picked them from a lake shore in Central Texas. Can you please tell me the species? What are the approximate ages for these? Why did they go extinct? Thank you for all of your help. Dubs
  5. IMG_9848.JPG

    From the album Huge Big Brook Fossil Collection

    ONLY the brachiopods, ghost shrimp, belemnite phragmacone, crab claws, and snails were collected from big brook
  6. Late Carboniferous Gastropod

    Possible ID of Trepospira sphaerulata from a local gastropod expert, but he isn’t sure. Similar ones in a group with original specimen at the right. Left is suspect of being related, but it might be.
  7. What is this?

    I am a contractor and found this in 2004 in Austin, TX on an empty house lot. Probably boring to yall but was just curious as to what it was. I'm thinking a snail but would like to know the real name of it as I have no knowledge about this kind of thing. Currently being used as a paper weight. The dimensions are 168mm wide 127mm deep 99mm tall. 2.63 kg Thank you for your help! Mark
  8. Ammonites and gastropods.

    Hello, sorry to be a pain with all these IDs. I thought itd be easier if I just put all of them in one post. All were found in Northamptonshire, UK. Which is mostly Jurassic in age. Sorry there's no scale, I couldn't find my ruler anywhere. I'll have to upload more images below this. Its been quite some time since I've found ammonites. The land had just been rotavated, and aside from the ammonites, I found some Bivalves, and two golf balls buried. Thanks. These are the first two ammonites, I tried to ID them, but they are incomplete, so it was a difficulty, the closest I think it looks like is Harpoceras. Each are about two centimetres (about 0.8 inches). I saw a neighbour had a very similar rock with two larger ammonites on them that was being used to hold a fence down.
  9. Fossils or not?

    Are these fossils or not?
  10. Ammonite or regular gastropod?

    I hunt fossils in gravel from creeks and the likes. According to the geological survey of similar gravel the age ranges from 200-400 million years ago. I was wondering if you guys could tell me if this was an ammonite or some other sea gastropod. I've found countless other types of fossils but this is the only one like this.
  11. Quartz Snail (Gastropod) Fossil?

    It's been a while since I have been on here. Life got in the way of me looking for rocks and fossils. The property that I have access to hunt in has several seasonal creeks on it. This was found in a dry creek bed. I didn't think a lot about it as these type of "snail" fossils are the main thing that I find. When looking at it closer at home, I realized that the fossil itself seems to be replaced with quartz? The surface has been worn down by weathering and by the creek flow during the spring. I am not sure that the images convey the crystal properly, but the clear, crystal structure is there. Is this a common thing in fossils? It is the first that I have found. It was found outside of Willow Springs, Howell County, Missouri, USA and measures 21mm. There is a second "snail" still encased in the rock. The part that is visible is also quartz.
  12. It was raining this morning, so my best site was near Yaxley. The fossils really pop there when wet. In one hour of searching I had 13 fragments of ammonite. I thought it was 14, but when washing them realised one was a miffed snail, who is now in the garden. Mostly the ammonites are pyratised, and preserve sutures and ornamentation well. I found 8 crinoid sections, including round ossicles - I normally only find star shaped ones.
  13. Fossil Ridge Colorado no clue

    Three photos of this strange find. My son and I found this as is on a mountain trail on Fossil Ridge Mountain. I have no idea what this is, I would guess it is some sort of shelled sea creature, a little smaller than a baseball. If someone could enlighten me, my so and I would be grateful. Thanks for looking!
  14. Tiny shell

    A few months ago I won an auction presented by @RJB. In it was a sand dollar that was encrusted by some coquina, so I worked on getting most of it off. When poking around in the stuff earlier this morning, I found a tiny little shell, just barely over 1/2 mm in size & very fragile. I got a couple pics of it with my dino lite, but to see detail I had to get creative. Had the onboard LEDs turned way down, but it was still washing it out, so I took 1 pic & shut them off. I then used a small LED flashlight with weak batteries & got a couple decent enough pics with some side lighting. Hopefully this will be enough for an ID. I really have no way to take an edge on view at this point with it being so fragile. The 1st pic shows some nice ribbing detail. Unfortunately, I have no idea where it's from & I don't think he knew either.
  15. Platystoma ventricosa

    From the album Eastern NY Fossil Hunts

    Platystoma ventricosa Devonian Found in 2018 from Glenerie, NY
  16. fossil full of many shells that needs ID

    Hi everyone this is matt again does anyone know what the shells in this fossil are ? It came from 28 mile creek near 28th creek rd.near kennedy n.y. and ellington n.y.
  17. Gastros Lunatia.JPG

    From the album Central Texas Fossils

    Large Gastropods Lunatia Found in Hays County
  18. Gastro Turritella.JPG

    From the album Central Texas Fossils

    Gastropod Turiltella Commonly known as Rattlesnake Tails Found in Hays, Comal and Blanco Counties
  19. Gastros Lunatia.JPG

    From the album Central Texas Fossils

    Gastopods Snail Fossils Lunatia Found in Hays County
  20. Gastro- gyrodes Bandera.JPG

    From the album Central Texas Fossils

    Gastropod Snail Gyrodes Found in Bandera County
  21. Gastro Cerithium.JPG

    From the album Central Texas Fossils

    Gastropods Cerithium Snail Found in Blanco and Blanco Counties
  22. Ecphora Snail

    From the album Virginia Miocene

    Ecphora sp. Miocene Choptank Formation Virginia
  23. Campanian gastropods

    LINKdocker David T. Dockery III THE STREPTONEURAN GASTROPODS,EXCLUSIVE OF THE STENOGLOSSA, OF THE COFFEE SAND (CAMPANIAN) OF NORTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI BULLETIN 129 MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY OFFICE OF GEOLOGY size:approx. 27 MB NB: dedicated to Norman F.Sohl(and containing biographical details)
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