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Wolf89

Hey everyone! About 2 weeks ago, the VERY generous @AshHendrick gave a portion of his Aurora pile, straight from the mine! I put it around a wood frame in my yard, and have hunted it for hours almost every day. This will be an ongoing thread, I will prob not update every day, but at least weekly.

 

This is the pile. It's bigger than it looks in this pic (about 5.5 x 5.5 feet [a little less than 2 meters i think])

What I do is I sift into the bucket, so I don't go through it twice. I dump it somewhere else.

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Day 1 

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Coral

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Fish vert

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I think this is coprolite, but I'm not sure

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Turtle shell

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Cool rock with turritella

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another turritella 

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Big steinkern

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Sorry about the blurry pic, the only one I took of the ray teeth

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The shark teeth

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shark tooth in matrix

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the shells. Appreciate ID's

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That's day 1. more coming

 

 

 

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Wolf89

Day two

Day two was probably one of the best days so far

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Shark teeth (spot the odd one out lol)

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nice hemi

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A lot of nice tigers 

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The colors on this were sooo much better before it dried

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Super cool squalodon

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I did not take pics of the shells, but you can see them on the bottom left on the first pic

 


 

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Wolf89

Day Three

 

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The shells

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Ray teeth

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The shark teeth

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Ray scute? 

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Coral

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Nice bull

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Try and find it in-situ

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Wolf89

Day Four

 

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the shark teeth

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Ray teeth

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Coral

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Shells

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turritella

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I think this is a worn  paratodus benedini

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Day Five

 

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This is all for now

 

Shark teeth

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Ray teeth

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The shells

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Multiple turritella

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Al Dente
46 minutes ago, Wolf89 said:

 

I think this is a worn  paratodus benedini

It is an upper cow shark tooth, probably Notorhynchus.

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Darktooth
56 minutes ago, Wolf89 said:

Day Four

 

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the shark teeth

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Ray teeth

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Coral

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Shells

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turritella

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I think this is a worn  paratodus benedini

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The last pic is actually a fossilized candy corn I have seen many of these in the past. Usually found under the bed in the kids rooms.

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Darktooth

Congratulations you have found some nice stuff in that pile!:)

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Nimravis

Nice finds- congrats.

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PaleoNoel

Love the squalodon tooth!! Wish I had one of those.

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Ludwigia
7 hours ago, Wolf89 said:

 

Try and find it in-situ

 

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Now that is the coolest sandbox I've ever seen!

 

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ynot
On 10/11/2018 at 2:46 PM, Wolf89 said:

What I do is I sift into the bucket, so I don't go through it twice. I dump it somewhere else.

Nice finds so far!

Don't forget the micros from that site.... they are very nice and plentiful.

See this thread...

 

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Max-fossils

Awesome finds! That Squalodon is to die for. 

 

For the shells, it would be good to see some pictures of the hinges. I'll probs be able to ID them then. :) 

 

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Rowboater

Day Four

 

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the shark teeth

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Ray teeth

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Coral

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Shells

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turritella

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I think this is a worn  paratodus benedini

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On 10/12/2018 at 6:59 AM, Al Dente said:

It is an upper cow shark tooth, probably Notorhynchus.

 

Had the same thought also from the root, but isn't there usually another point or two?

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Rowboater

Nice way to work through it and a nice haul!   Does Aurora sell unsearched matrix or did your friend fill up something big and drag it to his  vehicle?

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Al Dente
22 minutes ago, Rowboater said:

Had the same thought also from the root, but isn't there usually another point or two?

The very front upper tooth has a single cusp.

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