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    Apr 24, 2017

    An ancient gastropod?

    Hello! This is a coil-shaped fossil, about 3 - 4 cm in diameter; rock of unknown provenance (not found in situ), probably from a limestone quarry in central

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    Apr 24, 2017

    not sure. i think its a gastropod

    I found this in a creek in ohio. Please contact me if u can.. Jamesbillingsley1116@gmail.com

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    Apr 24, 2017

    Gigantus Carcharidus

    Possible Shark tooth found in recently exposed beach cliff on top of a layer of Eocene Marine Invertebrates.The area has been recently exposed from rainfall

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    Apr 24, 2017

    Gigantus Carcharidus

    Possible Shark tooth found in recently exposed beach cliff.

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    Apr 22, 2017


    Whilst walking along the beach at South Beach, Studland, Dorset we found this odd shaped stone. My daughter thought it looked like a stone age spear head,

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    Mar 27, 2017

    T shaped bone

    I am digging out an unfinished portion of my basement in central Nebraska I found this bone about 4 feet down in a chalky layer. The bone is about 3

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    Mar 27, 2017

    Dino Vertebrea

    Found in Northern Arkansas near the Bull Shoals Lake are, private property. The picture sent before is showing the height this pic is of the length and

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    Mar 27, 2017

    fossil or a Turtle maybe embedded in lava rock?

    Found in Northern Arkansas near Bull Shoals Lake borders on a mountain top area. The area is private land and is not populated.

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    Mar 25, 2017

    Coal Find

    Found in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China, in a coal heap. Only some fragments preserved of coal, and the fossil is a light yellow-green.

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    Mar 23, 2017

    Spencer's Fossil

    Hello all! Here are a few more (better) pictures of Spencer's Fossil. If anyone has any information on this piece, please respond. Found in a river bank

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