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22 minutes ago, Meganeura said:

Well it’s the Peace River like all the other fossils I find! I’ll have to check to see if that meshes with Pleistocene or not!

 

Wouldn't need to be Pleistocene. Just from a time snakes were already around, so roughly Cenomanian and younger ;)

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Harry Pristis

Snake vertebrae are covered with thin bone processes . . . I would be reluctant to apply a flame to one I valued.  But, why do you think these are Crotalus sp. bones?

 

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On 6/15/2022 at 10:16 PM, Paleorunner said:

And finally this little gem arrived.
A Cyphaspis cf. Khraidedensis of 3 centimeters. Devovic

 

And the bell a day later... :rolleyes:

 

 

 

 

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Nice !

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Rock Hound

No doubt, my most beautiful fossil arrived today.  U.S. Quarter is 24.46 mm.

 

 

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On 6/23/2022 at 7:55 PM, Harry Pristis said:

But, why do you think these are Crotalus sp. bones?

 

No good reason, to be honest, as I've got little experience with snake vertebrae, let alone enough to determine species. The determination was provided by the seller and, since these fossils came from an old collection, likely from the original collector. If you have a better suggestion, I'm all ears :)

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2 hours ago, pachy-pleuro-whatnot-odon said:

 

No good reason, to be honest, as I've got little experience with snake vertebrae, let alone enough to determine species. The determination was provided by the seller and, since these fossils came from an old collection, likely from the original collector. If you have a better suggestion, I'm all ears :)

Nerodia sp. might be worth considering.

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I took the plunge, and ordered 50 fossil shark teeth from southern Florida [price redacted as per forum rules].  One of the bulk fossil shark teeth offerings, on an unmentioned very popular website.  The sample photo pictured with the listing, showed 50 complete small shark teeth.  I don't remember seeing any broken pieces pictured?  Anyway, I took the plunge......

 

I believe the large tooth missing its root, to be a Great White tooth.  it has large serrations present.

 

 

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The relatively large serrations would seem to confirm this ID. GW teeth tend to be a bit flatter and not as chucky as similar sized megs. It seems that the roots of GW teeth are less dense than many shark teeth as I've seen a higher percentage of GW teeth with badly eroded roots. This GW is certainly the pick of the litter as they are even more rare than megs in South Florida. The rest are a mixture of relatively common Florida fossil teeth (some Hemipristis "snaggletooth", a few Carcharias taurus, a few Negaprion brevirostris and a mixture of Carcharhinus sp. teeth. Some nicely complete but others rather worn or broken. IMHO, if a seller is going to pick out a selection of teeth like this for sale I'd hope they'd have adequate numbers to high grade the selection to include all complete teeth. I see that these seem to have been collected in Venice, FL and these look to be better than the teeth collected on the beach so you've done well there. A nice start to Florida fossil teeth.

 

 

Cheers.

 

-Ken

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4 hours ago, digit said:

The relatively large serrations would seem to confirm this ID. GW teeth tend to be a bit flatter and not as chucky as similar sized megs. It seems that the roots of GW teeth are less dense than many shark teeth as I've seen a higher percentage of GW teeth with badly eroded roots. This GW is certainly the pick of the litter as they are even more rare than megs in South Florida. The rest are a mixture of relatively common Florida fossil teeth (some Hemipristis "snaggletooth", a few Carcharias taurus, a few Negaprion brevirostris and a mixture of Carcharhinus sp. teeth. Some nicely complete but others rather worn or broken. IMHO, if a seller is going to pick out a selection of teeth like this for sale I'd hope they'd have adequate numbers to high grade the selection to include all complete teeth. I see that these seem to have been collected in Venice, FL and these look to be better than the teeth collected on the beach so you've done well there. A nice start to Florida fossil teeth.

 

 

Cheers.

 

-Ken

Thank you for your insight.  The card that came with these teeth, said they were collected while scuba diving.  I thought it would be helpful; to show what a random lot of teeth, can end up looking like.  There are many different ways, to get teeth.

 

I was glad to add a couple of nice Snaggletooth, a Tiger, and a partial Great White, to my collection.  The Great White, was a welcome surprise.

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Haven’t posted in a while but picked up a couple new things recently. Here’s my new keich and my rooted albertosaurus tooth from the Drumheller area 

 

 

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2 hours ago, Rock Hound said:

The card that came with these teeth, said they were collected while scuba diving. ...  The Great White, was a welcome surprise.

One of the 2 GW teeth I have from Florida came from diving off Venice, FL. It's a nice bonus.

 

 

Cheers.

 

-Ken

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1 hour ago, musicnfossils said:

Haven’t posted in a while but picked up a couple new things recently. Here’s my new keich and my rooted albertosaurus tooth from the Drumheller area 

 

 

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Nice fossils there!!!

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12 hours ago, musicnfossils said:

Haven’t posted in a while but picked up a couple new things recently. Here’s my new keich and my rooted albertosaurus tooth from the Drumheller area

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That's an awesome tooth! I just love the etched patterning on there. And from the Drumheller area too! Wow! :notworthy:

 

On 6/27/2022 at 9:11 PM, Pixpaleosky said:

Araucaria cone from Patagonia

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They had some real nice ones, didn't they? That;s just beautiful! :default_clap2:

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Yes I wanted them all ahah. The ones on matrix are very beautiful too but above budget.

We should plan a trip to Patagonia ;)

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