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  1. Hey guys I recently purchased a chub tooth with no repairs or restoration how ever looking at the tooth it almost looks like there is a shiny varnish type sealer in some areas mainly the burette and at the start of the blade was wondering if anyone has come across this and can give me some information, the tooth was purchased from a respected and trusted dealer I’ve tried taking photos but you can’t see it, (tooth is from Peru chinlay) thanks in advanced
  2. At press time they still couldn't ID it. https://www.mvtimes.com/2020/11/24/8-year-old-finds-fossilized-shark-tooth/
  3. ID Help

    Hi. Found this tooth in Ryan formation matrix from Waurika OK. I found this tooth that looks to me to be from a shark, but does not match any teeth from this locality. It is about 3MM. Is it a shark tooth or something else. Any thoughts on this would be greatly appreciated!
  4. Shark Tooth ID

    Hey all, I found this tooth this morning hunting in Charleston, SC. I was hoping someone could help me ID it. Is it Isurus desori? Or is it Isurus hastalis? That was my initial thought, but it is so much bigger, thicker, and robust than the other Isurus desori teeth I have found in Charleston, SC and most Isurus hastalis teeth I have found are more broad/wide. So figured I would run it past some folks here to make sure the ID is correct. Thanks I’m advance!!! @MarcoSr @WhodamanHD @BellamyBlake @Al Dente @Praefectus
  5. Isurus desori tooth?

    I have a little doubt about this one here. I have found this piece in Lučenec region, southern Slovakia. Age: Eggenburgian (Central Paratethys): so about 20.8 – 18.3 mil old. Scale is in cm. The tooth is lightly curved without any serrations. After some observations of the root and the transitional area between the tooth and the root I have ended up with conclusion, that this should be Isurus desori aka Isurus oxyrinchus tooth. What do you think?
  6. Pathological shark tooth

    Hey, I purchased a large grouping of shark teeth a couple days ago, and it got here today. I was sorting them, and found a couple interesting ones, this was one of them. It’s very pathological, but I can’t ID it, I think it’s either a false tiger or cow shark, but I can’t tell. @Al Dente @digit @MarcoSr. TIA
  7. Shark tooth? North Carolina

    I found this tooth (same tooth, two sides) in some phosphate mine slag from the Aurora Fossil Museum. Can you tell what species this is? I don't see anything quite like it on the charts I've consulted. The other pic is from the same slag and is some kind of ray, I believe.
  8. Help with shark tooth

    Hi all. I need help with this shark tooth. It comes from an European Lutetian. After doing some research, I have found the genus Macrorhizodus as a possible candidate, but my knowledge of these critters is very limited. Can someone help me? Thanks in advance
  9. Modern Posterior Great White Shark Tooth

    From the album Sharks

    Modern reference for a posterior C. carcharias. NB: No bourlette, large and irregular serrations. cf. http://phatfossils.com/extant references/Carcharodon carcharias (Great White Shark).php
  10. ID help on Shark Tooth

    I thought at first it might have been a small lower hemi but the more I looked at pictures, it also looked like it could be a symphyseal tooth. It is hard to see in the pictures but there are faint serrations on the tooth closer to the root. This was found near the Scientist Cliffs area of Calvert Cliffs. Thank you in advance!
  11. Colvin, G., 2011, The Presence, Source and Use of Fossil Shark Teeth from Ohio Archaeological Sites. Ohio Archaeologist 61, no. 4, pp. 26-46. https://kb.osu.edu/handle/1811/56970 https://www.academia.edu/9539090/The_Presence_Source_and_Use_of_Fossil_Shark_Teeth_from_Ohio_Archaeological_Sites Colvin, G., 2014. Shark Teeth from Ohio Archaeological Sites: An Update Based on Newly Discovered Teeth. Ohio Archaeologist 64, no. 4, pp. 55-60. https://www.academia.edu/11497086/Shark_Teeth_from_Ohio_Archaeological_Sites_An_Update_Based_on_Newly_Discovered_Teeth https://www.researchgate.net/publication/330521653_SHARK_TEETH_FROM_OHIO_ARCHAEOLOGICAL_SITES_An_Update_Based_on_Newly_Discovered_Teeth Colvin, G., 2018. Fossil Shark Tooth From the Adena Westenhaver Mound and a Call for Assistance. Ohio Archaeologist, Vol. 68, No. 1, pp. 5-7. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/330521579_Fossil_Shark_Tooth_From_the_Adena_Westenhaver_Mound_and_a_Call_for_Assistance https://www.researchgate.net/profile/George_Colvin https://www.academia.edu/38186487/Fossil_Shark_Tooth_From_the_Adena_Westenhaver_Mound_and_a_Call_for_Assistance_GColvin_Ohio_Archaeologist_Vol68No1_2018_pdf Murphy, J.L., 1975. Shark Tooth Caches in Wayne County, Ohio. Ohio Archaeolgist 25, no. 4, pp. 26-27. https://kb.osu.edu/handle/1811/37207 Other papers are: Lowery, D., Godfrey, S.J., and Eshelman, R., 2011. Integrated geology, paleontology, and archaeology: Native American use of fossil shark teeth in the Chesapeake Bay Region. Archaeology of Eastern North America, 39, pp.93-108. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/318817806_INTEGRATED_GEOLOGY_PALEONTOLOGY_AND_ARCHAEOLOGY_NATIVE_AMERICAN_USE_OF_FOSSIL_SHARK_TEETH_IN_THE_CHESAPEAKE_BAY_REGION https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ralph_Eshelman Cione, A.L., and Bonomo, M., 2003. Great white shark teeth used as pendants and possible tools by early‐middle Holocene terrestrial mammal hunter‐ gatherers in the Eastern Pampas (Southern South America) International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 13, no. 4, pp. 222 - 231 https://www.academia.edu/888618/Great_white_shark_teeth_used_as_pendants_and_possible_tools_by_early_middle_Holocene_terrestrial_mammal_hunter_gatherers_in_the_Eastern_Pampas_Southern_South_ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/229958565_Great_white_shark_teeth_used_as_pendants_and_possible_tools_by_Early-Middle_Holocene_terrestrial_mammal_hunter-gatherers_in_the_Eastern_Pampas_Southern_South_America Yours, Paul H.
  12. Rock Hunting Franklin NC

    Hey Fam! Going to be in Franklin, NC for a few days in October. I’m fixin to do as much rockhounding as possible which I believe goes without saying. I’m looking for resources in the form of Areas where I can sift, walk river banks and what mines (I probably only want to spend money on one) are worth the time devotion to. My parent’s place is on a mountain which is full of creeks. Am I bound to find some neat stuff just hopping from one to another? What can I expect? Any information is greatly appreciated!!! Edit: I grabbed a UV light off Amazon because I’m told Rubies and Garnets Fluoresce at night.
  13. Shark tooth ID help

    Can anyone ID this shark tooth? Found in Charleston, SC.
  14. So Sir David Attenborough finds a shark tooth in Malta in the 1960's. He gives it to a seven year old recently and now the Maltese government wants it back. Maybe they can trade for the falcon? LINK to ARTICLE
  15. Shark Tooth ID Help Needed

    Hi! I found this shark tooth at Clam Pass in Naples, FL yesterday. I've only found two other super tiny teeth on the beach here during my 20+ years of living here... so I was pretty thrilled to find this one. Can anyone help me ID it? Thanks so much!
  16. Paratodus benedeni tooth?

    Two weeks ago I have found this tooth in the lower miocene deposits of southern Slovakia. Scale is in cm. Is this the Paratodus benedeni tooth? Thank you in advance.
  17. River worn or digested?

    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone could help me with this tooth... first, I was wondering if anyone could I.D it, it appears to have a cusp, so I’d say no to megalodon, so I’d guess either an Angustidens or Auriculatus... second, I was wondering if you guys think this is just a worn tooth that was in the river for a while, or if it was digested, I saw one for sale that looked similar and said it was digested, so it got me wondering, and I figured it was worth it to at least check on the forum. TIA!
  18. Odd Little Lee Creek Tooth

    I found this tooth in a bucket of matrix yesterday. It has the hint of cusplets on each shoulder and this kind of throws me. I have my own impression of the I.D. of this tooth but am looking for other opinions. I have thousands of Lee Creek teeth in my collection and have gone through countless gallons of matrix, but this tooth just looks odd to me. Any thoughts or suggestions are appreciated.
  19. Shark Teeth ID

    Friend of mine gifted me some shark teeth. He's not a fossil hunter, nor that much into fossils; they were given to him. I know they're from the United States, but beyond that I don't have a locality. This one is 3/4". My first instinct here is to say Lemon, but the base of the blade along the root is serrated. Bronze Whaler?
  20. I finally found a full Meg in Charleston, SC! It isn’t huge (probably about 2.5-3 inches or so), but it was nice to finally find one!
  21. Benedeni

    I bought some shark teeth from South Carolina recently, including the one below. This is a Parotodus benedeni, right? The tooth measures 1.59" slant height.
  22. Shark tooth with matrix?

    Hey, I was wondering what is attached to the root of this tooth... it’s not root, and it’s weird placement for matrix, could it be a little bit of the jaw still attached, like cartilage? I’m pretty sure it’s Carcharhinus, but if anyone could confirm, I’d really appreciate it! TIA!
  23. I have here a Meg from Florida. Does it look like it has any repairs or restorations done to it?
  24. Is This A Crab Claw?

    Does anyone know what this is? I am thinking, perhaps, it is a piece of a stone crab claw? Someone mentioned shark tooth. Found at Quintana Beach, Texas; Gulf of Mexico ocean, two days after two hurricanes hit landfall.
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