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I fossil fish for a living during the summer, but all of my stuff is in storage. All I have here are some coral fossils from Lake Michigan and a leaf fossil with a funny story behind it but isn't impressive, the leaf is like 2mm long.
I can tell you it isn't from where I dig up mine, that's all.
I met my father's brother's wife's mother's partner over the summer, and he was an incredibly interesting man who has an amazing collection of fossils, and he showed me how to look for them. We only found a few bivalves and a bit of coral on the beach near where he lives, but it's a start. He once found a plesiosaur skeleton, and a dinosaur egg, but they're in museums now. He's got both halves of an ammonite fossil two feet across in his house though, and he casually uses them as doorstops for his conservatory.
Baleen whale jaw bone. Found near Myrtle Beach, SC at a depth of 30' eight miles inland.
Found a 20k year old lily after beating open rocks when i was young on a vacation on germany.
Also found a aurocha bone in the netherlands real cool stuff
Tfw Im Finnish and we really cant find fossils because of ice age
I have this and more like this, it is agatized dinosaur bone. I also have some petrified wood with opal in it and some agatized coral.
If y'all send your pictures to any professor of paleontology at a university they will usually ID it for free.
Protip: Usually it's crap, or nothing. People tend to over-hype their finds.
Definitely some type of plant, possibly a fern or conifer.
Hard to tell, but I have one just like it. These fossils are pretty common. You can tell what type of fish it is based on the number and location of fins, as well as the jaw structure.
These are incredibly common anywhere there's limestone. Limestone is created by ocean litter that falls to the bottom and solidifies into rock, naturally it's usually filled with various types of mollusks.
If it hasn't fossilized into stone yet (is still fresh-looking bone, though clean) it probably isn't that old.
How do you know that's dinosaur bone, have you had it independently verified by an expert?
Looks like a mollusk to me, or some ocean-dwelling bottom-feeder.
Found a new species of this (Pentaceratops) a few years back. No pictures because it has yet to be named/completely prepped.