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Max fragmento

Found in a creek west of Minneapolis. Seems mineralized. Horse I assume. I was reading in some reference recently that under ideal conditions a tooth could "fossilize" in as little as 20-40 years. ???

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Max fragmento

Maybe this time.

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Max fragmento

And another

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RichW9090

Horse upper molar. The protocone is short and rounded, the internal borders of the fossetts are not very complicated, and there is a distinct pli-caballin fold.

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Bev

Welcome Max from SE MN! Nice tooth!

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Max fragmento

Thanks RichW9090. What kind of age range are we talking. It has a beautiful patina.

Max

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Fruitbat

It looks to be Equus sp. so that makes it likely Pleistocene or Holocene.

-Joe

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RichW9090

Equus shows up in the Early Blancan (Pliocene), so could be as old as that.

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dinosaur12lee

Those are horse tooth fossils.

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