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Found 53 results

  1. I had a great day fossil hunting yesterday! I found my first crocodile vert! Which are even rarer than ichthyosaur verts on the yorkshire coast! Then i found articulated 4 and a half icthyosaur verts! With 3 neurals, will polish up great! It had been a very slow month for finds then i have a fantastic day like this
  2. Pseudolioceras.

    From the album Bobby’s ammonites

    Pseudolioceras lythense Whitby, Yorkshire, UK
  3. Dactylioceras commune

    From the album Bobby’s ammonites

    Dactylioceras commune Whitby Formation, Lower Jurassic; Yorkshire coast uk best one I have found with its pinpoint center
  4. Harpoceras Exaratun

    From the album Bobby’s ammonites

  5. Harpoceras Exaratun

    From the album Bobby’s ammonites

    Harpoceras Exaratun Upper Lias Jet rock. Whitby North Yorkshire .
  6. I just made a video of some of my finds over the past 3 months, lots of times when i find things i forget to film them on the beach so i've not included those!
  7. Ichthyosaur

    Hello, A recent find of ours. I've been told by someone knowledgeable in this area that it's a Disarticulated lower Ichthyosaur jaw ( the long bones on the back) It's been scavenged after death so everything is scattered. On the otherside are other bones, shells and what look to be 5 teeth. Other Side with Teeth Close up of what look to be teeth, I've circled them in red.
  8. Eleganticeras Multiblock

    A few months back, I spent three days along the Whitby coastline. It was a very good three days of collecting, but my last find of them days, is to this day my best find. I had decided to head to Runswick Bay. My legs and back were exhausted, so decided the short walk to to car park would be fairly light on the legs. Now, in my experience, Runswick hasn’t really produced much in the past for me, so I hadn’t gotten my hopes up too much. So you can imagine my shock, when I see a rather large nodule day there in Situ. I’ll let the pictures say the rest
  9. It’s been a long time since I posted here. So here’s a thanks to everybody that’s helped me out in the past on here. It’s seriously appreciated. So. Here’s a lovely 6 inch Hildoceras I found recently at Kettleness, I’m the Yorkshire coast. She’s a beauty. A few of the outer whorl chambers are a little crush, but it just adds to the piece of think
  10. Thinking of popping up to Whitby or Scarborough next week although the conditions for finds I'm assuming haven't been great given the serene conditions down south. How have conditions been on the Yorkshire coast?
  11. Ichthyosaur Alert!

    I’ve been super excited to finally find my own marine reptile fossil and today i’ve done just that and i’m chuffed! Found this near Whitby in Yorkshire. Low tide was at about 6pm so I was waiting for the water to go out so I could get round. Lucky I was the first person. The vert is very waterworn and damaged, but Im not bothered. I’ve had my eye out for awhile and am very happy to find one, hopefully the first of many..
  12. I see honeycomb! Bone?

    I just found this down on the yorkshire coast. Is it bone? One side looks like bone the other looks slightly different.
  13. Please could anyone suggest what this is? I'm assuming fish, with little (less than 1mm) white spherules that might be teeth or denticles. From the Jet Rock (Mulgrave Shale Member) - a Lower Jurassic, Toarcian shale at least partly deposited in anoxic waters. Near Whitby, Yorkshire, UK. (Acquired in an auction as an extra with another fossil that I really wanted so I'm just curious really, I know little about fish!)
  14. Ammonite ID

    Finds have been really low recently because of all the good weather and people visiting beach more? or i just suck! I found this today near Whitby. Is it a Peronoceras?
  15. Mystery to me

    Any help identifying what these are would be very much appreciated. I have found a few trilobites, bivalves, among others in the Whitby Formation on the shore of Lake Ontario. I'm just really unsure of what these could be. Thank you in advance.
  16. Today i visited saltwick bay, the beach right next to famous Whitby. I parked at the holiday park at the top, had a cup of tea and made my way down the steep steps. The beach is great, good for dog walking and fossil collecting! The cliffs are massive and the pictures do not do it justice to show how large they are. It is also constantly eroding even while i was stood there. So it’s probably wise to spend as little time under them as possible. It’s rarther scary really. I had lots of great finds, my favorite find of the day is the hildoceras on the left. Others included multiple ammonite nodules and a Belemnite phragmocone. Another great place to come if you’re in the area!
  17. Yorkshire Tide

    I'm heading to Whitby tomorrow for a week of relaxation and fossil hunting around the multiple beaches. Is it recommended to arrive an hour after low tide? I'll be spending 3-4 hours each day there max. I don't want to waste time waiting for the tide to go back out before i start collecting if possible.
  18. Fossil ID Required

    These little guys are super common when you break open the shale, along the banks of Lake Ontario, East of Toronto, in Whitby. I have scoured the internet trying to find what this can be, however the only other picture I found was on someones Blog with no identification. Any help would be appreciated, I'm so interested and this fossil hunting/identification may become a new hobby Thank you, Georgie
  19. Short little video i made opening a nodule. It popped out perfectly.
  20. I bought a bunch of nodules to practice with my hammer and chisel. This one seems to have two different ammonites in it, or is it just one fat one?
  21. At over 4" across, this is the last few chambers of by far the largest diameter belemnite phragmocone I've ever seen. (If anyone has one from a Megateuthis, I'd love to see it! - they don't seem ever to be preserved.) Given to me by a friend, it is in a nodule from the Jet Rock (Upper Lias, Lower Jurassic) of Port Mulgrave, north Yorkshire coast. It must have belonged to an exceptionally large Acrocoelites trisulculosus which is probably the only belemnite to occur in this bed. It's a large species anyway - typical rostra of it are 5 - 7" long but about 9" has very rarely been recorded so a bit longer may be possible. Photo 6: Not having such a large Acrocoelites in my collection, I've done a conservative mock-up of it with a smallish (9") Megateuthis and another piece of phragmocone which is my second largest... A total length of 20 - 24" seems about right. Photo 7: For comparison , I have a complete but crushed example of A. trisulculosus about 12" long, the rostrum being 6.5". 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) This should probably be stretched more... 7) A normal size Acrocoelites trisulculosus with crushed phragmocone (the strange ridged structure on top of it is a crushed on-edge Harpoceras shell mouth)
  22. Saw this awesome item online and won the auction. Very interesting rock from the Whitby area in Yorkshire. i'm wondering what the bones are. I know the ammonite is a Oxynoticeras. I was guessing Ichthyosaur but maybe someone can give me a better ID? Maybe it's Gyrosteus fish bones
  23. Hello everyone, I've recently been put in charge of emptying a fossil collectors secondary collection (the non-prepped fossils he collected himself in the sixties and seventies). I found several plates hidden underneath a built-in aquarium inside a wall, see pictures attached. They seem to be flattened shale ammonites from Whitby, and they seem to be flaking. I guess because they were being used as a crutch to keep the aquarium in place. Is there any emergency prepping, maybe a coating of somesort I can do to keep these plates from flaking any further? Or maybe some tips to safely transport them? I've already moved crates full of smaller plates, but these are very large and unstable. I'm a hobbiest fossil hunter and I've never prepped a plate like this, so any help is welcome. I only have 6 days left to move and secure these plates in one piece. If not moved by then, they will be dumped in a thrash container :(. Thank you in advance!
  24. Big ammonite found in Whitby

    Hi all I found a large piece of an ammonite at Whitby, the whole thing would of been more than a foot across. Would be great if I could get what species of ammo it is. Thanks for looking.
  25. New Fossil Book

    Just sharing my new book that has just been delivered. Reading up for my trips next year
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