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The best of my Ammonite collection

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Bobby Rico

Hi all I would like to show some of my favourite ammonites from my collection. 

 

1. Dactylioceras toxophorum and Harpoceras Isle Skye uk

 

2. Dectylioceras Toxophorum with Bivalve Isle of Skye uk

 

3. Calcite Dectylioceras in a pebble Isle of Skye uk 

 

4.Harpoceras Falciferum Ilminster Somerset uk

 

5. Promicroceras in a fragment of Caenesites Lyme Regis uk

 

6. Parkinsonia Parkinsoni

Sengenthal Germany

 

7.Ceratites sublaevigatus Germany 

 

8. Pseudolioceras, P.lythense

Whitby Yorkshire 

 

9. Polished Cleoniceras 

Mahajanga, Madagascar 

 

10. , Bajocian?

Ammonite from Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England

 

11. Stephanoceras and Belemnite 

Natural Association

 

12. Echioceras

Radstock, Somerset. Uk

 

13. A close up of number 4

 

14. Chalk Nautilus

Beer Head, Dorset uk

 

15. Dactylioceras Cf Athleticum

with a worm tube

Ilminster Somerset.uk

 

16. Hildocerss Lusitanicum

Ilminster Somerset 

 

17. Lytoceras Crenstum with

a Belemnite and Shells 

Northampton

 

 

 

 

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Tidgy's Dad

Lovely pieces, Bobby! :)

Thanks for sharing! 

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LiamL

Nice Ammos Bobby :D

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Macrophyseter

Woah! Those ammonites are just amazing! :wub:

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ynot

:ammonite01::thumbsu::thumbsu:

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Pagurus

Wonderful ammonites, wonderful presentation on matrix! Beautiful.

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Nimravis

Nice ammonites Bobby- congrats.

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WhodamanHD

Cool ammos! 

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JohnBrewer

Stunning collection Bobby :)

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caldigger

Love the multi- blocks!  You do some great prep work on your items.

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Bobby Rico

Thank you very much for the kind words @caldigger @WhodamanHD @JohnBrewer

 

That is all of my favourite ammonites I have. Thank you all for looking.

 

cheers Bobby 

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Ludwigia

Very impressive! :thumbsu:

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fossisle

WoW great collection!!

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KimTexan

Those are very nice. Ammonites are one of my top 3 favorite fossils. That’s probably because I think they’re one of the coolest fossils I could find when I first started collecting. In fact ammonites are what got me hooked on fossil collecting. I was hiking down a creek in the summer of 1989 and found one about 14 inches across in the creek. I picked it up and carried it a ways, but it was too heavy and the creek was too difficult to keep my balance in while carrying it. So I had to put it down and leave it behind. One of the guys I was with went back later and got it and kept it for himself. Argh! He was 6’5” and it was no sweat for him to carry.

 

Does Alabama have any ammonites?

Where are the American ammonites? :blink:

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Bobby Rico

Hi @KimTexan thanks for the kind words. Yes me too Ammonites are in my top 3 along with my new obsession corals and  of course trilobites. I don’t know if Alabama has any Ammonites . As for where are the American Ammonites. I can only think that you old 6’5” boyfriend may have them all by now .:)

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Kane
10 hours ago, KimTexan said:

 

Where are the American ammonites? :blink:

We do have a number of collectors in the US who collect ammonites. Among one of the very best would be @PFOOLEY

 

Here is a link to his albums showing some excellent quality specimens: http://www.thefossilforum.com/index.php?/profile/11220-pfooley/&tab=node_gallery_gallery

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Bobby Rico

Thanks @Kane

 

Kind regards bobby

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RJB

Some very nice fossils youve got there!

 

RB

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Tidgy's Dad
13 hours ago, KimTexan said:

Those are very nice. Ammonites are one of my top 3 favorite fossils. That’s probably because I think they’re one of the coolest fossils I could find when I first started collecting. In fact ammonites are what got me hooked on fossil collecting. I was hiking down a creek in the summer of 1989 and found one about 14 inches across in the creek. I picked it up and carried it a ways, but it was too heavy and the creek was too difficult to keep my balance in while carrying it. So I had to put it down and leave it behind. One of the guys I was with went back later and got it and kept it for himself. Argh! He was 6’5” and it was no sweat for him to carry.

 

Does Alabama have any ammonites?

Where are the American ammonites? :blink:

Perhaps Bobby will get some American ammonites from his Secret Santa! :)

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caldigger
23 hours ago, KimTexan said:

Those are very nice. Ammonites are one of my top 3 favorite fossils. That’s probably because I think they’re one of the coolest fossils I could find when I first started collecting. In fact ammonites are what got me hooked on fossil collecting. I was hiking down a creek in the summer of 1989 and found one about 14 inches across in the creek. I picked it up and carried it a ways, but it was too heavy and the creek was too difficult to keep my balance in while carrying it. So I had to put it down and leave it behind. One of the guys I was with went back later and got it and kept it for himself. Argh! He was 6’5” and it was no sweat for him to carry.

 

Does Alabama have any ammonites?

Where are the American ammonites? :blink:

That's why one should always carry an empty backpack with them in the field. Even if you don't find anything, an empty one doesn't weigh anything to carry.

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WhodamanHD
23 hours ago, KimTexan said:

Those are very nice. Ammonites are one of my top 3 favorite fossils. That’s probably because I think they’re one of the coolest fossils I could find when I first started collecting. In fact ammonites are what got me hooked on fossil collecting. I was hiking down a creek in the summer of 1989 and found one about 14 inches across in the creek. I picked it up and carried it a ways, but it was too heavy and the creek was too difficult to keep my balance in while carrying it. So I had to put it down and leave it behind. One of the guys I was with went back later and got it and kept it for himself. Argh! He was 6’5” and it was no sweat for him to carry.

 

Does Alabama have any ammonites?

Where are the American ammonites? :blink:

That seems a bit rude, I would never take a fossil I knew some one left and once I found out I'd certainly give it back. 'Tis one of the unspoken laws of fossil Hunting.

 

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Wrangellian

Nice collection! Where is the ammo+belemnite piece from?

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fossilized6s

Nice pieces! Thanks for sharing these.

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