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I am not sure if this counts as an official fossil hunting trip, since I just went to my regular beach down the road, but I figure that I am lucky to live near a location where I can find fossils I love. This has been a quiet holiday, so I spent a good part of Christmas Eve at Fort Clinch beach on Amelia Island, Florida, and found these 15 Chesapecten and a few shark's teeth., the nicest of which is a Carcharias taurus with very clear cusps. The grid in the picture is 1 inch / 2.54 cm. At 4"x4" (10 cm x 10 cm), the Chesapecten in the center is in the best condition of the larger ones I've f
In 2013 I was visiting around Buffalo and went to a creek that had been recommended. I didn't come across any trilobites but did find other exciting things. Among them were quite a few pyrite nodules I dug out of the creek bank. Must have found 30 of them. All rounded but varied shapes. About the size of a quarter or a little bigger. I have learned that many people have found them. Some close-ups. Many have a hole in them (shown above) and you can just barely see something inside the hole. Early on I broke some of these open and found...