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Found 5 results

  1. I needed something to satisfy my itch since I still cannot get out. So i had purchased a box of matrix from Lee Creek. I spent the weekend seperating the matrix into 4 different sizes. I was excited to try my smaller double decker sifter and it worked perfect. I also used that over a window screen. I found a ton of new items that I do not have in my collection. Including my first croc tooth. It is super tiny but it is my first. These are my finds after my first run through. I think I am going to have to get some type of magnifying glass for the smaller stuff. Any feedback on incorrect ID's is much appreciated. Enjoy the pics. Sawshark - Pristiophorous Croc Tooth Basking Shark - Cetorhinus maximus Whale Shark - Rhincodon Typus Dolphin Tooth Hammerhead - Sphyrna Zygaena Mako
  2. Basking Shark

    Lee Creek Cetorhinus (Basking Shark) teeth are extremely rare. While the Oligocene specimens and some Miocene locations have been assigned to C. parvus and the later (Pliocene-extant) have been assigned to C. maximus; the Lee Creek teeth have not been assigned to species level. The west coast species from the middle Miocene Sharktooth Hill Bonebeds have been assigned as a new species C. huddlestoni (Welton, 2014); and is a very common tooth there.
  3. ?cetorhinus Maximus?

    ok, I found a tooth for sale labeled as Cetorhinus maximus (basking shark) looking at the photo, does it look to be a genuine basking shark tooth? It was found at shark tooth hill, and measures 0.303" (7.69 mm). I read that most teeth from the basking shark measure 5-6 mm which would make this one huge. So do you think this is indeed a good basking shark tooth specimen, or from another type of shark? Thanks !!!
  4. Basking Shark Tooth?

    Have I finally found a Cetorhinus sp — Basking shark tooth? I found this tooth in my reject material from Aurora, NC. Thanks in advance for looking?
  5. All of these teeth have been pulled from reject material taken from the PCS Mine in Aurora, NC. In one of the pictures are a bunch of slender, pointy fish(?) teeth that I keep finding in my micro material. These teeth range anywhere from just a few mm long to about 10 mm. I cannot find anything remotely close to a close match. I have even searched the elasmo site with no luck. The other tooth was found in the same material. At first I thought it was whale shark, but upon comparing them to this tooth the profile just looks too different. I think I got a positive ID when I searched the elasmo site once again and reviewed pics of a basking shark tooth. I have never actually found one or seen one in person, so I guess I'm just looking for confirmation on this one. Any ideas?
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