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    Feb 17, 2017

    Nut like?

    I found this in southeast Utah. It was in a late Cretaceous pebble conglomerate near Hovenweep National Monument. I found it securely attached to the conglomerate

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    Feb 17, 2017

    Tiny Eel-Like Fossil?

    Hi there, This summer I received a free bag of stones while attending an Oregon rock and gem show. I just got around to sorting them out and found this.

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    Feb 17, 2017

    Apple of my Eye

    I found Apple of my Eye under and Apple tree near the Rims of Billings, MT and wish to identify the era. All I've heard is that Billings was a lake a

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    Feb 17, 2017


    Found this specimen in Central Florida in a phosphate mine amongst many other fossils. By the color as seen in the picture, it is a mustard yellow/brown

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    Feb 16, 2017

    Sneaky snake

    While walking on a dirt path in Crowley's ridge, Arkansas. We could barely see the scales, the rest of the rock was under a root and mud. We believe this

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    Feb 07, 2017


    found in an area were a lower jaw and other various fossilized bones and coral were.there are actually three of these shapes side by side hard to see

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    Feb 03, 2017


    another fishing find on a hill side near a wash out or flood are.when i cleaned the caked on grit it revealed .what looks to be a single piece of coral

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    Feb 02, 2017

    strange formation

    another odd find unsure with this one .

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    Feb 02, 2017


    was in a box of native american artifacts i was given years ago it looks to be some sort of brachiopod.

    Continue reading "shell "

    Feb 02, 2017


    was in a box of native american artifacts i was given years ago it looks to be some sort of brachiopod.

    Continue reading "shell "

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