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Muraco

Found small tooth at Frankstown, 20 mile creek, Mississippi. Known as a Cretaceous outcrop. Tooth was mixed among shark teeth. Any ideas is appreciated. 

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WhodamanHD

It may be too worn to ID, but it looks to thick for a sharks tooth, maybe therapod?

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ynot

Looks like a crab claw tip to Me.

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Foozil

I think I see a boney texture, does it stick to your tongue when you lick it? 

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JohnBrewer

Pretty sure that's not a tooth. As Tony has said a crab claw looks more likely

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Muraco

It does stick to the tongue

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sixgill pete

I am fairly positive it is not a tooth of any kind. I do not believe it is a crab claw either. I think it is a small worn broken piece of bone.

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Doctor Mud
1 hour ago, sixgill pete said:

I am fairly positive it is not a tooth of any kind. I do not believe it is a crab claw either. I think it is a small worn broken piece of bone.

I agree, there are several possibilities, e.g. a process from a vertebra.

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fossilized6s

I see a root tip from some sort of mammal tooth. 

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jcbshark

Not familiar with what all is found up that way but I'm with Charlie as it could be the root end of a mammal tooth. I have some horse incisor bits like that

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Muraco

Thanks so much everyone! My 10 year old son and I love to go fossil hunting, and I want him to understand the importance of learning from the experts on identification techniques. 

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