Fossils For Sale News July 2009

July 9th, 2009 Fossils for Sale Posted in Fossils For Sale Comments Off


This is a new type of post from us, a regular   quick  summary of interesting fossil related stories from around the world wehave found that you may like to check out. Hope you like it! . . . . . . Related articles by Zemanta Scientists Flesh Out Fossilized Tissues from Mummified Dinosaur (scientificamerican.com) Australians scientists [...]

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Podcast Alley

July 9th, 2009 Fossils for Sale Posted in Fossils For Sale No Comments »


We now have a Podcast Alley feed: My Podcast Alley feed! {pca-49ef37da17fd3234401b4ab363421baf}

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Coral Fossil

February 9th, 2009 Fossils for Sale Posted in Fossils For Sale Comments Off


It may surprise some to learn that corals can also become fossils, but in fact the oldest fossil corals are some 450 million years old, from the Ordovican period. Corals are polyps (having a body sac) and a skelleton that can become fossilised, and may live as individulas or as a colony of many polyps, [...]

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Dinosaur Fossils For Sale

February 9th, 2009 Fossils for Sale Posted in Fossils For Sale Comments Off


When most people think of fossils they immediately think of complete dinosaur skeletons such as a giant T Rex, complete in all its details. The truth is that there are far more incomplete skeletons or mere fragments of dinosaur bone than complete skeletons out there. For most people and many collectors the thought of owning [...]

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Megalodon Teeth For Sale

February 9th, 2009 Fossils for Sale Posted in Fossils For Sale Comments Off


There is much interest in the Megalodon shark amongst fossil collectors and the curious. The Megalodon shark was a giant shark that lived from about 1.5 million years ago to 18,000,000 years ago, living during the Miocene and Pliocene ages, becoming extinct during the Pliocene. It was the largest carnivorous shark and indeed the largest [...]

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Trilobite Fossils For Sale

February 9th, 2009 Fossils for Sale Posted in Fossils For Sale Comments Off


After the ammonite, trilobites must be most commonly known and collected fossils. The trilobite is part of an extinct group of arthropods that lived in the sea over 350 million years ago. Trilobites existed during the Palaeozoic era from the lower Cambrian until the late Permian periods. They have no modern forms-95% of all marine [...]

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Raw Amber

February 9th, 2009 Fossils for Sale Posted in Amber, Fossils For Sale Comments Off


Raw amber is amber in its natural raw form without any form of polishing processing or otherwise being adulterated. It is commonly used by people intending to produce amber jewellery or the like. To find out more about amber have a look at our article ‘what is amber?’, and to find out how to go [...]

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Ammonite Fossils

February 9th, 2009 Fossils for Sale Posted in Fossils For Sale Comments Off


The fossil ammonite is the classic fossil-what the man in the street thinks of when asked what fossil looks like. ammonites lived in the seas for about 140 million years, becoming extinct approximately 65 million years ago, about the same time as the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period. They first appeared during [...]

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Fish Fossils

February 9th, 2009 Fossils for Sale Posted in Fossils For Sale No Comments »


Fish fossils are amongst the most popular fossils to collect. Ranging from pieces of the larger fish bones such as vertebrae, to complete skeletons or a ghostly outline of a fish in the rock, they are perennially popular with collectors and the curious. With such a wide range of types of fish fossil available, there [...]

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Insects in Amber – Amber Inclusions

February 9th, 2009 Fossils for Sale Posted in Amber, Fossils For Sale Comments Off


One of the most exciting finds is a piece of Amber with something trapped within it. Made famous by the film Jurassic Park insects in Amber are rare and fascinating survivors from the distant past. Properly called inclusions, many different things can become trapped in amber. How? Amber is fossilised tree resin so millions of [...]

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