How do you actually go about finding fossils? Are there dig sites, or do you simply go searchng?
I went on holiday a while back to search for some and will probably go again. You can find them not too far from where I live also, mainly marine though. I bought most of mine though from shops and internet really. I've found a few interesting things though.
Bit juvenile but having a chunk of coprolite continues to provide me with amusement
I've got a few bits of coprolite too. One is full of fish remains and scales, probably from a big shark.
I have a fossilised fish (paleoperca) from the Messel Pit which is now about 47,000,040 years old. It is now closed to amateur fossil hunters
I have a nice lepidotes fish skull and a side flank in some rock. I was trying to get the skull out of the rock with an engraver, but it takes ages. I have other fish remains also. I might photograph them when I get round to it.
QUOTE: StringJunky: "I think these are squid fossils"
P.S. I have been meaning to create a thread showcasing my rocks, but I always forget about it. My procrastination and laziness gets to me the majority of the time.
Do it or just show them here? I've got some more I will get around to photographing and I'll stick them up here also.
Edited by DrP, 22 April 2017 - 12:27 AM.