Collecting fossils is an enjoyable hobby for many enthusiasts. This section is for any website dealing with recreational fossil collecting. Fossil Collecting Paleontology Earth Sciences Science.
- Wikipedia: Fossil collecting is the collection of fossils for scientific study, hobby, or profit. Fossil collecting, as practiced by amateurs, is the predecessor of modern paleontology and many still collect fossils and study fossils as amateurs. Professionals and amateurs alike collect fossils for their scientific value. A commercial trade in fossils has also long existed, with some of this being practised illegally.
- Fossil park - A fossil park is a protected area with rich deposits of fossils. Fossil parks may be used in educating the public, and there are many fossil parks all over the world.
- Lapidary club - Lapidary clubs promote popular interest and education in lapidary, the craft of working, forming and finishing stone, minerals and gemstones.
- Mineral collecting - Mineral collecting is the hobby of systematically collecting, identifying and displaying mineral specimens. Mineral collecting can also be a part of the profession of mineralogy and allied geologic specialties.
- National Fossil Day - National Fossil Day was established in the United States to promote the scientific and educational values of fossils. It was first held on October 13, 2010, during Earth Science Week.
- Paleontologist - Paleontology or palaeontology is the scientific study of life that existed prior to, and sometimes including, the start of the Holocene Epoch. It includes the study of fossils to determine organisms' evolution and interactions with each other and their environments.
- Paleozoology - Palaeozoology, also spelled as Paleozoology, is the branch of paleontology, paleobiology, or zoology dealing with the recovery and identification of multicellular animal remains from geological contexts, and the use of these fossils in the reconstruction of prehistoric environments and ancient...
- Locations Discovering Fossils www
Locations and resources for collectors. Fossils. Includes a beginner's guide. Discovering Fossils.
- Forum The Fossil Forum www
Forum with galleries, Fossil Forum, location map and a chat room. Boards include general, fossil discussion, locations, geology and the media. The Fossil Forum.
- Jamie Fossils Galore www
Jamie Jordan is a young enthusiast who has been collecting fossils since he was four years old. Galore. Besides photographs of his collection, there is much information here and a link to the Fossil Forum which he has set up. Fossils Galore.
- Find US Fossil Sites www
Find fossil localities, Fossil Sites, museums and clubs organized by state via Google Maps. US Fossil Sites.
- Robin Robin is Fossilised www
Robin is 9 and displays his fossils, Fossilised, pottery and other finds. Robin is Fossilised.
- A Fossil Web www
A meeting place for professional and amateur paleontologists. Web. Hundreds of color pictures of fossils for identification. Submit your own fossils for identification. Fossil Web.
- Promotes Xfossils.com. Uncover the Mysteries of Deep Time www
Promotes collaboration between amateur and professional paleontologists. Uncover the Mysteries of Deep Time. Multiple forums and places to post pictures. Xfossils.com. Uncover the Mysteries of Deep Time.
- Basic Collecting Fossils www
Basic information on fossil collecting. Fossils. Includes links to related sites and a calendar for fossil shows in the US. Collecting Fossils.
- Web Qilong www
Web published article with ideas and art about dinosaurs. Qilong.
- Information Dinosaur Eggs www
Information on the dinosaur embryos from National Geographic magazine. Dinosaur Eggs.
- Kuban's Fossil Localities www
Kuban's Paleo Place provides links to a number of famous fossil sites and formations. Fossil Localities.
- Dutch The Pleistocene Mammal Shop www
Dutch store specializing in restoring and selling Ice Age mammal fossils. The Pleistocene Mammal Shop.
- Displays, Black Hills Institute of Geological Research, Inc. www
Displays, Hills Institute of Geological Research, Inc., replicas, fossils, and educational material for sale. Black Hills Institute of Geological Research, Inc..
- Brief Fossil Collection Laws in Nova Scotia www
Brief summary concerning fossil collecting in the Canadian province. Fossil Collection Laws in Nova Scotia.
- Facts Government Sues Father and Son Over Tiny Fossils www
Facts concerning United States vs. Sues Father and Son Over Tiny Fossils. Alan Van Arsdale and Daniel Van Arsdale, a civil suit over microvertebrate fossils. Government Sues Father and Son Over Tiny Fossils.
- Information The Orchids of Cyprus www
Information about planning a self-guided trip to Cyprus to see the native orchids, Orchids of Cyprus, and recommends a new book on the subject. The Orchids of Cyprus.
- Paleontological, Sahara Overland www
Paleontological, Overland, geological, and off road field expeditions in Morocco. Order information on fossils available. Sahara Overland.
- Summary Chris Clowes's Paleontology Page www
Summary information on a variety of paleontological subjects, Clowes's Paleontology Page, focusing on the major events in the history of life. Includes extensive links to other resources. Chris Clowes's Paleontology Page.
- Information Paleozoic.org www
Information about fossils, Paleozoic.org, book reviews, photographic images, and Paleolist, a free email-based discussion list. Paleozoic.org.
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