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Ryann10006

Hello everyone, I was in Big Brook nj for a little while today and found this interesting bone. I'm not to sure if it's identifiable but it does remind me of a jaw section like a mosasaur or croc. Any help will appreciated, if I missed an angle or need additional pictures do let me know.

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LordTrilobite

It does kinda look like a jaw fragment. But it's very worn. Hard to tell what it's from.

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Ryann10006

Thanks its definitely does but the wear makes it tougher to id for sure.

 

 

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Darktooth

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The Jersey Devil

I’m not sure you’ll be able to tell what it came from as it’s abraded. Not necessarily a jaw.

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Carl
On 5/2/2020 at 7:48 PM, Darktooth said:

That first one is a very good candidate for a chunk of mosasaur jaw. The second one, as well, could be one, but I'm less confident.

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M Harvey

A wild guess:  the posterior end of a mosasaur articular bone.  I'm basing this on the concave surface which could be a glenoid fossa  mating the bottom of a quadrate.   

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Ryann10006

@Carl @M Harvey Thank you very much!

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