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Id Needed - Found In Late Triassic Deposit Area In Argentina

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Sekhmet

Hello all! I found this a few days ago while hiking in the Ischigualasto provincial park in San Juan province in Argentina.

I'm not even sure it's a fossil at all, but it was too heavy to be a bone, and it also felt (and sounded) like a rock.
I took a few pictures of it and its surroundings, marked the spot in my GPS and left it where I found it (It's illegal to collect fossils in this area) so I hope these pictures will be enough.
Thanks!
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calhounensis

This is an upper Equus (horse) cheek tooth. It looks old.

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Sekhmet

Thanks! Do you think it's fossilized? It really felt very heavy, even for a tooth... it was more like marble or something like that. The only thing that made me think it's not a fossil was that it's very white.

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Auspex

Thanks! Do you think it's fossilized? It really felt very heavy, even for a tooth... it was more like marble or something like that. The only thing that made me think it's not a fossil was that it's very white.

It's really hard to say; teeth are pretty highly "mineralized" in composition to begin with.

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