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Return to the Snake Infested Creek   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
Well I got another day off and figured I hit a Nice Meg last time so why not see if my luck will continue. I gathered my fossil tools of the trade and I was off and headed to the creek where I encountered that huge slithery creature last time. I arrived anxious and ready to dig and proceeded to scout the area. The area had dried up since last time even with the showers we had last week. I looked over the area for snakes near where I had dug a few weeks before. None!! I then decided...Mmmm... why...
School is out!   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA

Now that this semester is finally over I have a little more time to go hunting. I’m in the process of getting recertified for diving just to be on the safe side because the last time I took a dive was about four years ago. I’ll be diving in the rivers this summer real soon.

For this post I went to two different places in the past week. The first spot I went to...

Reef shark tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharoides catticus

These little reef shark teeth are always cool to find because they are so rare.

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Finally Something Rare from the Home Creek   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
Rain has been scarce around the Lowcountry lately. It takes a quick heavy rain to wash out the creek close to my house enough to expose any new teeth. We got some rain and when I arrived I wasn't sure if it was enough to do any good. You can always tell because of the scum buildup in the bottom of the ditch. Thick scum = not enough rain to do any good. I shook my head and decided to give the creek a cursory look just in case. Sometimes, the sand moves just right and reveals something good and to...
A Better day   Dallas County, Texas, USA
After Loosing a fossil pearl in my front yard last night... I had to get my mind off that.  As I leave my house to go hunting I hear the thunder and a few drops of rain hit me.  I saw on the news the other night where someone in my town was struck out in his yard, but I went anyways.  First spot had no luck with, and the second wasn't great either.  The ditch I usally check, someone decided it would be a good idea to drive through it and tear it all up.&nb...
Fuel for the fire   Calvert County, Maryland, USA

You can't find a whole meg every trip, but you can sure try!  This fossil adventure is more about what could have been, then what did happen.  It still was a good trip.  I found a couple of half way decent ecphora, a nice sand tiger, a small but nice mako, a large portion of a skate mouth plate, and a real nice ear bone.  The beach provided just en...

Back to Fossil Hunting   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA

Spring is a difficult time for me.  I have to split time between 2 passions (hunting and fossil hunting).  I've been chasing the elusive wild turkey splitting time between SC, NC, and even OK.  With no other hunting trip planned this past weekend I volunteered to replace a guide who could not make it Saturday (already on the schedule for Sunday).  The usual starting gun sounded and the first collectors raced down the ramp.  I had a...

Venice beach Meg   Sarasota County, Florida, USA - Carcharocles megalodon
Venice beach Meg
Spring diving time   Sarasota County, Florida, USA
It's perfect diving weather here in Florida, and with some free time on my hands I'm going to be doing alot more diving in the coming months. This weekend chuck and I hit Venice beach. The vis was awesome 25+'. We burned 2 tanks. I racked. I got the big one 10 min into the first tank. I love being in gravey mode.
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2 -3/4 chubutensis   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Carcharocles chubutensis
2 -3/4 chubutensis
Lee Creek 4/28/07   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA
With no rain the previous week I didn't have high expectations for this hunt, I was prepared to do some digging.  I knew with all the brfc energy there it wasn't going to be a bad day. We started out by hitting the stuff most people walk right by, everybody is in such a hurry to get in the mine they walk past alot of good material. After pounding the pungo I set out to do some yorktown excavating. I found a nice hill of yorktown and started moving some dirt. After about 3hrs of no resul...
Green and Yellow Mill Run   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA
My Lee Creek warm up was on Friday, I was going to meet up with DW and the gang at the cretaceous dump site but it would have taken about 6 hrs drive time round trip. So I decided to hit the other dump known as Green Mill Run.  I know we all make fun of gmr, but yet we keep going back for more. Lets face it , we would dig around in worse cespools if there were shark teeth in it. I  hunted down stream where the water was shallow, no booties required just an old pair of sneakers....
South River   Hunt County, Texas, USA
After a wet start in another creek I decided to go to the R.   I knew i could find some nice teeth here and stay dry.  Other than being a hot sunny day, I found a bunch of nice teeth here.  The grass along the river was about waist high, if not higher in most areas, so it made for a long walk back to the gravel bars.  After almost taking a 10 foot fall into the river, I started my crawling and searching.  Last time i was in this river it was with Rock splitter and ...
Creek Adventure   Denton County, Texas, USA
A while back a friend told me of this creek that produced teeth in the gravel bars so i decided to check it out.  Not sure of what to find i brought all i could think of to hunt, shovel, sifter, bucket, LOTS of water, but decided to wear just mud boots.  Bad idea, i was about half way up the river and the water wasn't that deep so i was in good shape.  Water got a little deeper and the bottom was muddy and I sank in the mud, and my boots filled
1-3/8" Great White tooth   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Carcharodon carcharias

My keeper for the day. A whole GW is always a nice find.

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Bacteria Mill Run   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA

The third day of our weekend trip started with a vigorous shake from DW as I slumbered deeply. Remember…better life through chemistry!! After a belly-fillin’ fromage-chicken-egg biscuit we raced to the moving bacteria waters of GMR. In a strange twist to this story I had received multiple cuts from a cerveza bottle that I could not open with RivrDigr’s rental car key. At least I did not use my Finding Nemo toothbrush; that would have been a disaster if I had broke it. Why&...

2 Crow shark teeth   Bladen County, North Carolina, USA - Squalicorax kaupi

2 complete Crow shark teeth from Bladen Co. pit.

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2 Cretaceous Sand Shark teeth   Bladen County, North Carolina, USA - Striatolamia macrota

2 decent finds from the Balden Co. pit.

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Lumbering Around the Cretaceous   Bladen County, North Carolina, USA

DW and T$ cruised up to my house Friday for the ride to the BRFC PCS weekend trip. We decided to try our collecting skills at a new locale, a borrow pit for a dump outside of Lumberton NC. The site is Cretaceous in age, and X-Dan had scored some nice fossils here. We arrived with about an hour until closing time so we got on the job. Little teeth were strewn about the flats. Some fresh material looked promising, but the lack of rain made the teeth a little better hidden. We a...

1-1/2" Mako tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis

Great Pungo ground shot avec Mako.

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2" Mako   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis

A lingual view - Ground shot of this nice Yorktown specimen.

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1-7/8" Mako Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis

A complete specimen with a slight pathology. The blade is crinkled where it meets the root.

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1-7/8" Mako tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis

A nice mako with a slight pathology at the enamel/root interface.

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3" C. Chubutensis   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Carcharocles chubutensis

A fabulous example of a Pungo Meg Shark tooth. This one was tough to spot but fun to dig up. The bourlette is complete, sharp tip and sturdy root. What a superhero!!

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Upper Cow Shark tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Notorynchus primigenius

This is one of my best specimens.

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En Fuego at PCS   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA

After a relaxing night's rest without A/C units crashing on mr. fancy-college boy, we headed to the PCS parking lot. Thanks again to PCS for allowing us to collect and thanks to the trip leaders and guides. We arrived at the pit and noticed the area reduced in size from reclamation. With the great Pungo and Yorktown material, there was still hope for a nice find. If nothing else, there were lots of shells. RivrDigr struck first with a really nice Pungo mako. Ironically, this ...

Fossil Lower Great White Shark Tooth   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Carcharodon carcharias
My first complete lower. ...
Greensmill Run Clean Up Crew   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA

I did not come prepared this trip, but I still managed to find a nice lower great white. Next time I’ll bring waders and not my girly boots  refer to DW’s trip for a photo. This has been a great weekend of fossil hunting. I can’t wait to go back in the fall!

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Fossil Sperm Whale Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Whale
I uncovered this tooth while kicking up some dirt with my boots.  ...
Fossil Hemi Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra

The largest hemi in my collection to date. It has a little root wear to one corner, but it's still nice.

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Lower Fossil Mako Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
An awesome lower tooth....
Mako Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
Mako Shark Tooth
Fossil Sawshark Rostril Tooth   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Ischyrhiza mira
Before this weekend, I had not found one of these teeth. This weekend, I got two from two separate locations!...
Great White Shark Tooth   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA - Carcharodon carcharias
My first complete great white tooth from Green Mill Run. It has a really sweet root....
Greensmill Run Clean Up Crew   Green Mill Run, North Carolina, USA

The final day of our North Carolina fossil hunting trip was spent in everyone's favorite squalid tributary - GMR. BigRedMeg gave us the scoop on a good hole (which we missed by half a mile, coincidentally) and we hunted the morning. da fossz and I had waders, but our budding meteorologist geologist t$ only had little girly boots so he could only hunt the shallows. I took a picture of them when he set them down. Be sure to check them out below. Next ...

Fossil Mako Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis

A flawless tooth.

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The makos jump into my bag.   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA

We were all hoping that it would rain before going into the pit, but the rain never came. However, the lack of rain did not stop my ability to rack the teeth! I was picking of teeth nonstop through out the day, especially the makos.

I was impressed by da fossz’s killer chubby, but even more impressed by ditchweezil’s shell collecting skills

A PIT-STOP EN ROUTE TO LEE CREEK   Bladen County, North Carolina, USA

This was another great weekend of fossil hunting to look forward too. The day started off with a trip to da fossz’s crib and it felt like home. So many awesome fossils! It was the first time I got to see his collection in person and on the way out he happily patted me down to make sure I wasn’t walking out with any fossils

Lafarge the 3rd Saturday of April   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
After  the previous weeks screw up , I was hoping to go in and rack in the rics. I arrived pretty early at Lafarge but dw and t$ were already there .  Df  and brm showed up shortly there after. We headed in the mine a different direction this time to a new area. Everyone started searching the new area but I decided to hit the old area, I knew it had alot of rain the week before and no one was over there. I was the first one over to the old side , I thought for sure the...
Close Call!   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
Been hunting and have had some luck lately. Yesterday I was went up to the Summerville area to meet with fellow toothers at a spot which was considered "promising". Well I went out to meet up with them and couldn't find them. I searched for them for about 30 minutes and then decided to find my own spot and dig it myself. I found a small creek and just started digging. After digging roots and sand I hit some layer. Not great layer, but it was there. I proceded to dig the layer and start...
Snaggletoothed Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra
This isn't as big as some hemis I've seen come out of Lee Creek, but its the biggest one I've ever found there. Definitely respectable....
Fossil Mako Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
Just a flawless tooth - so sharp!...
Mako Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
Mako Shark Tooth
Lee Creek Hunt 4-28-2007   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA

Yesterday during our drive up to Aurora NC to hunt Lee Creek, we the vigilant shark tooth hunters of Black River Fossils braved the rain and gleefully anticipated the bounty the pit would produce if it were also hit with the thunderstorms. Alas, the rain barrier that has shielded the favored collecting ground of so many again proved to be an effective anti-erosion measure. The collecting area, ever shrinking because of the reclamation, was dotted with the footprints of last weekend’s hu...

Upper Striatolamnia tooth   Bladen County, North Carolina, USA - Striatolamia macrota
A nice upper tooth with double cusps on both sides....
Hybodus Shark Tooth   Bladen County, North Carolina, USA - Hybodus Sp.

I normally wouldn't post a broken tooth, but its my first hybodus. They are usually found broken.

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Fossil Saw Shark Tine   Bladen County, North Carolina, USA - Ischyrhiza mira
My first Ischyrhiza tooth - a pleasant surprise!...
A Pit-Stop en route to Lee Creek   Bladen County, North Carolina, USA

Its beginning to be that time of the year for Black River Fossils to shine its blackest. Spring is here and the diving season is just around the corner. The spring collecting season is in full effect and 6 of us made the journey to Aurora to scour the famous Lee Creek mine for shark teeth. Its a long drive, though, and we do our best to hit as many other locations as possible to maximize collecting and take advantage of the new scenery.

Our first stop was a ...

Maybe I'll sleep in a little longer next time.   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA

I woke up at 5 am for this trip and I ended up being the first in line going into the pit! In the end it didn’t really matter if I was first or not. Just about everything I found today was junk or busted. It was good practice for the upcoming Aurora trip though. Untold riches await for the BRFC!     

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3" Zygorhiza kochii   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Zygorhiza kochii

A whole tooth with feeding wear on the tip, and some cracking in the root. Probably an incisor.

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1-1/2" C. Auriculatus   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles auriculatus

A nice specimen from the Santee Limestone. Minor wear on the tip.

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Auriculatus Sweep   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA

The second ‘07 hunt at LaFarge was set for this Saturday and boy was I primed. We had two good rains a few days before the dig so I envisioned my fossil bag laden with rics. I actually arrived on-time for the first time in about 5 years and the news was we could park near the active mining area. I shimmied out of my truck and hit the open pit to find nice overburden spread-out in a small area. All the collectors ransacked ...

Large Ptychodus   Texas, USA - Ptychodus mortoni

These are a big one and a really big one from around Dallas, Texas. Unfortunately these are not a personal find. I have collected in several places in Texas, but I never found any Ptychodus.

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Checking old spots   Dallas County, Texas, USA

I went out after some rains last saturday to see if some old spots had been washed.  I have one spot that usally produces some Ptychodus teeth so i decided to check it out.  First thing i find was an awesome Cretolamna appendiculata just sitting on the top of a small pile.  That made my day.  I did end up finding 13 Ptychodus, most small and beat up.  One P. Whipplei was still in the matrix and in perfect condition.

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Cretolamna Appendiculata   Dallas County, Texas, USA - Cretolamna appendiculata
This tooth was just sitting on top of a small mound just after they had bulldozed this new neighborhood.  It is in prefect condition.  Bladed teeth in kamp ranch form. are hard to like this(at least for me)  Thanks to all who helped ID this tooth....
Lafarge Fossil Hunt April 21, 2007   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA

I got up early Saturday morning to hunt Lafarge for teeth of the Eocene Giant White Shark Carcharocles auriculatus. Many other collectors had the same idea on what turned out to be a gorgeous SC spring day - sunny and 70 degrees. Fellow brfc'ers da fossz, t$, rivrdigr, and bigredmeg also made the trip to the limestone quarry to try their shovels. 

A heavy rain had just fallen two days prior, so the normally footprint dotted landscape was pristine for the pl...

Size doesn't (always) matter...   Calvert County, Maryland, USA
The day began heading to the Calvert area a few hours before low tide. After finding one spot closed, we stopped for lunch and found the locals quite helpful with pointing out some spots. Arriving on the beach we were met with the surreal image of a silent but pretty crammed beach full of people with heads in collanders. At that moment, I realized the possibility of finding ones like I did with my brother in Summerville just reached  nil.
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A Spot with Potential - But that's it   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA

I found a new spot that was only open for 3 days. The crew was peeling off some clay and replacing it with sand to improve drainage in preparation to build a new building. They had to dig a little deeper on one side and they hit the layer. That was Thursday, and the kids and I showed up with only an hour of daylight. Friday, we were a bit more prepared and we arrived to find a large trench with layer exposed the whole way. We dug until dark with the intent to dig all weekend if necessar...

Maryland Indian Artifacts?   Maryland, USA

My coworker found these in a freshly plowed field behind his house recently.  He lives in LaPlata, MD.  Are these some sort of Indian artifacts.  They appear to be quartz.

Daryl.

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Early auric.   North Carolina, USA - Carcharocles aksuaticus

This is a rare early tooth that is almost but not quite a C. auriculatis. Notice how the serrations fade toward the tip. I was surprised to find one of these in N.C.

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Otodus   Maryland, USA - Otodus obliquus

This tooth was found at a construction site near the Washington Redskins stadium.

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Paleocarcharodon from U.S.A.   Maryland, USA - Paleocarcharodon orientalis

Another trade tooth. These are hard to find.

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Paleocarcharodon from U.S.A.   Maryland, USA - Paleocarcharodon orientalis

This is a decent tooth from Maryland that I got in a trade. It's from the Paleocene Aquia formation.

 

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North Carolina Eocene Otodus   North Carolina, USA - Otodus obliquus

This is a very unusual tooth. It's the first Otodus I have found in N. Carolina, and it's pretty big too. Not a perfect tooth but still impressive.

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Variety is great...but MEGS still rule!!   Calvert County, Maryland, USA

Three days have past since half of the eastern seaboard experienced the "perfect storm", at least for this year.  I had an opportunity to hit my favorite beach this morning so I set the alarm a little early.  I made my way down even though I knew the tide was going to be a little too high, and the wind was still going to be a little too strong.  ...

Before and After Cleaning.   North Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis

I used to think using more than water and a toothbrush would spoil a fossil tooth. I was the one spoiled, by teeth that were wonderfully preserved and without mineral deposits. Now I know better and don't feel bad at all about freeing a tooth from mineral encrustations.

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1-19/32" desori   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Isurus desori
A nice S.C. tooth
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Am I a little early?   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
Well it was time again for my trip to Lafarge, I loaded up the truck with every possible fossiling tool in my possesion, dive gear , tanks , shovels screeens , I even brought my canoe. I was ready for any possible scenerio. I picked up my son early from school on Friday and we headed up to South Carolina. We checked in to the hotel and got a good nights rest, I wanted to get up early to be the first in line to get in Lafarge. We got up bright and early grabbed a quick breakfast and headed to the...
Red Posterior Meg.   North Carolina, USA - Carcharocles megalodon

It just doesn't get much better than this. Personal find from a couple of years ago.

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Squalodon Tooth.   Maryland, USA - Squalodon calvertensis

This came from an excavation for a new subway terminal just inside the Washington, D.C. border.

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Squalodon Tooth.   North Carolina, USA - Squalodon calvertensis

This tooth is from the Pungo formation and was found at Lee Creek. Too bad it has no roots, but the part that's there is nice.

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nice 2 1/2in. megalodon   Calvert County, Maryland, USA - Carcharocles megalodon

what a nice megalodon with some limestone-like matrix still attached

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1 1/8 giant thrasher   Calvert County, Maryland, USA - Alopias grandis
1 1/8 giant thrasher
Squalodon Tooth.   Maryland, USA - Squalodon calvertensis

This tooth is from a land site in Prince George County, Maryland. It is from the lower Calvert formation. this section of the Calvert formation is a little older than most of the Calvert along the Chesapeake Bay. There was a lower Eocene deposit directly under the Calvert here which made it a surprise when I pulled a Cretaceous Squalicorax tooth out of the same layer as the Squalodon tooth.

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Squalodon Tooth.   Maryland, USA - Squalodon calvertensis

This tooth is from the northern part of Calvert Cliffs near Chesapeake Beach.

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Lee Creek 4-15-07.   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA

I went, I saw, I picked up some coral. This was the absolute worst Lee Creek trip I have has so far, and I started going in the mine in the late 1980"s. It was very dry in the quarry and I was told there hadn't been much rain for several weeks. There were footprints everywhere and even the Pungo was sparce. I got several dozen small Pungo teeth including a pair of Alopias, and two Yorktown teeth, one Carcharhinus and one Galeocerdo cuvier. Today it's monsoon season in Au...

Point Blank.   Kentucky, USA

This is a point blank. These are the last form the stone goes through before being shaped into a point. Sometimes these were carried around in this form until they were made into whatever was needed at the time. I have read that cashes of these have been found that contain dozens of blanks and occasionally complete points as well. If you put notches on the bottom corners of this blank and sharpen the tip it would be a nice point.

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Quartz Points.   Maryland, USA

For the area and the material they're made from, these points are fairly nice. White quartz points are usually very crudely made. I wish I lived in an area that had better point material.

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Scraper.   Kentucky, USA

This nice flint scraper was found along a dirt road in the mountains of south east Kentucky.

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Quartzite Point.   Virginia, USA

I found this point on a dirt path on the grounds of a community college in Alexandria, Virginia in the late 1980"s. I eventually found several more, but this was the best one I found.

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Un-fluted Clovis?   Maryland, USA

This may be a rare un-fluted Clovis point. This point was recovered by a clam dredge in the mid 1960's from near the mouth of the Wye River in Maryland. It looks just like several Clovis points I have seen, with the exception of missing the flutes that the type is known for.

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Quartzite Knife.   Maryland, USA

I found this along the Potomac River in Charles County, Maryland. As you can see it is not at all symmetrical. This is typical of a well used knife. Artifacts made of pink quartzite are fairly uncommon to find.

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Scraper.   Kentucky, USA

This scraper was made from a large waste flake. The edge has been finely worked as you can see. It fits comfortably between your finger and thumb. It would have been very effective in removing tissue from the inside of an animal hide.

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Thumbnail Scraper   Maryland, USA

Scrapers with this shape are often called thumbnail scrapers due to their shape and typically small size. I found this along a river while trying find stone funnel shaped structures that were supposed to be Indian fish traps.

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Wonderful April hunt   Calvert County, Maryland, USA
The day started off very calm, and clear and the tide was low with no waves, close to the boat my father found 1 beautiful croc tooth and another that was a little worn, for me i found a 1.5in mako and a hemi out in te water aways burried under a little bit of sand.  As the day went on it seemed as if there was not to much to find untill in front of me i found a nice megalodon tooth with no root and the a large chunk off a chub., so i go to tell my father about this section of some ok g...
Indian Oyster Midden   Maryland, USA

Here is a section of the oyster midden that stretches across parts of the cliffs at Popes Creek in Maryland. At one time parts of the midden were over 15 feet thick. The midden was so large that in the early 1800's the oysters were mined commercially for lime to use in plaster, fertilizer, etc.

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Archaeocete Tooth   South Carolina, USA - Zygorhiza kochii

I found this a few years ago in the Lafarge pit. It is the best of three I found that day, Unfortunately it came out in three pieces. I guess a three-piece Archaeocete is better than no Archaeocete at all.

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not much around today   Calvert County, Maryland, USA
We wanted to get a good start to the day in the right mood for fossiling.  After we left for our favorite spot we seemed to notice that the day may not be as great as we thought it would be.  The waves were rolling in and only scraping away at the sand that was covering the stuff under the beach.
You can tell when you have bad luck   Calvert County, Maryland, USA
We wanted to get a good start to the day in the right mood for fossiling.  After we left for our favorite spot we seemed to notice that the day may not be as great as we thought it would be.  The waves were rolling in and only scraping away at the sand that was covering the stuff under the beach.
finds from April showers trip   Tarrant County, Texas, USA
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April showers   Tarrant County, Texas, USA
This area I hunted was pretty picked over until the rains came and washed out the gravel.  Also the local dirt bikers ripped up some of the pit allowing more gravel to show.  I went a day after my father and brother to this location, and had decent luck.  They found some nice teeth including a few nice ptychodus teeth, and a couple nice cretoxyrhina teeth.  My luck started by finding a nice 1/2 inch ptychodus anonymus tooth in someone elses foot print...
Cretoxyrhina Mantelli   Dallas County, Texas, USA - Cretoxyrhina mantelli
This is the largest Cretoxyrhina Mantelli I have found, but when i split the rock to find the tooth, it was already split into two pieces.  But with a little glue and a steady hand, it looks almost perfect....
Petrified wood   Tarrant County, Texas, USA - Petrified Wood
With Texas having a ton of petrified wood, This is the coolest piece i have found to date.  It looks like it may  have been decaying a little before it was petrified.  I dont know the formation because it was hauled into our neighborhood to level the ground.  ...
Kentucky Point.   Kentucky, USA

I found this point in the same creek, and on the same day, as the chipped axe. The creek was a wonderful place to find artifacts. Two years after I realised what a super artifact hunting area this was they flooded the entire valley and made a lake. Not fair!!!

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Big Points.   Virginia, USA

I think these are Atl-Atl points. They are pretty big but they seem to be too thick to make effective knives.

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Quartzite Blade.   Virginia, USA

This piece is very thin for the material. Most quartzite points and blades are almost round in cross-section due to the difficulty in working this material. It's quite a bit larger than most I have found.

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Turtle Back Scraper.   Kentucky, USA

One side is flat and the other is rounded. Overall shape is like a turtle shell. This is a fairly common shape for scrapers.

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Perforator.   Kentucky, USA

Because of the size and shape of this item I believe it is a perforator. It fits perfectly between your finger and thumb and would have been comfortable to use while punching holes in animal hides to make clothing etc.

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Colorful Points.   Kentucky, USA

This is a nice group of very colorful points from Kentucky. I found very few points this colorful, most were dark grey, brown, or tan.

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Drill.   Virginia, USA

Here's a fairly large drill  that going by the patina and amount of overall wear, is an old one.

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