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Hello Everyone,

I have gotten two milk crates of fossils from an estate and need help identifying them please.

 

This list is all i have to help with (i know it is useless sorry)

 

253 Fossil 2.46 lbs., polished 6x6, small chip

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254 Fossil 1,8 lbs., polished, approx. 6 inches

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255 Diplomystus Humilus Fossil Butte Eocene, Queen River, Wyoming in wood frame approx. 11x14, 4.78 lbs.

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256 Amphicentrum N.M. Mazano Mt Fossil in plaster, plaster is breaking, approx. 15x9, weighs 7.61 lbs.

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257 Fossil Isleib 4.10 lbs.

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258 Fossil set in plaster, approx. 11 x 16 1/2, weighs 12.40 lbs.

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259 Fossil, set in plaster approx. 11 x16 1/2, 12.40 lbs.

 

284 Fossil approx. 8x5x3 1/2, 5.68 lbs.

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285 Petrified Wood approx. 10 1/2x4, 3.88 lbs.

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286 Petrified Wood approx. 7x5x2 1/2, 4.88 lbs.

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287 Fossil approx. 7x7x4, 8.84 lbs.

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288 Fossil approx. 8x6 1/2x3 1/2, 6.46 lbs.

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289 Fossil approx. 7 1/2x7, 6.32 lbs.

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290 Fossil approx. 7 1/2x5, 3.32 lbs.

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291 Fossil, Tooth approx. 7 1/2 x 5, 4.56

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292 Fossil approx. 5 1/2x 5 1/2, 3.20 lbs.

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293 Fossil, Turritecla Agate approx. 6x2 3/4, 1.38 lbs.

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294 Fossil approx. 10x10, 11.86 lbs.

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295 Fossil approx. 6 1/2x4, 2.26 lbs.

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296 Fossil approx. 5x3 1/2, 2.38 lbs.

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297 Granite and Crystal approx. 8x4, 2.16 lbs.

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298 Semi Precious Stone 1.76 lbs.

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299 Semi Precious Stone 1.18 lbs.

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300 Semi Precious Stone .52 lbs.

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Thank you all for your help.

 

 

 

Thank you

Joe

 

 

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auctioneer

more photos as need please ask.

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Raggedy Man

298, 299, 300 appear to be fluorite.

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Wrangellian

I would like to see better pics of 256 257 258 290 292 296 before giving an opinion on those. Like fossildude said, in sunlight, camera perpendicular to the fossil surface, and possibly with sunlight at an angle to highlight the fossil's contours (which it probably will be anyway, if your camera is directly above!).

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Stingray

297 probably Calcite

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abyssunder

254 - carved Goniatites
291 - Without knowing the exact location of the find it would be just a guess, but if it came from Florida a good possibility might be Gomphotherium. I could see the resemblence with Cuvieronius. Try to compare with the specimens shown here :

 

Cuvieronius.jpg291.jpg

 

Lucas et al., eds., 2008, Neogene Mammals. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 44. - CUVIERONIUS (MAMMALIA, PROBOSCIDEA) FROM THE NEOGENE OF FLORIDA  https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281862590_Cuvieronius_Mammalia_Proboscidea_from_the_Neogene_of_Florida

 

300 - could also be Amethyst http://www.mindat.org/min-198.html

 

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