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Is this a tooth?


Silfo

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Hello everyone! I found this one today, and I remember finding another similar  years ago.

 

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Is this some kind of tooth? in the same place there are a lot of marine fossils, as far as  I know it is not a tooth of shark. Maybe  a cetacean? Not far away I have found a vertebra of a whale.

 

The moment (epic)  when I found it:

 

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The old one:

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Salutes from the south, below latitude - 45. Chao!

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Wondering if I could get more views with maybe possibly more clearer pics? 

 

The brown stuff looks like possible enamel to me, but at the same time the "root" is a bit too thin, which kinda makes me uneasy. If it is a tooth, then its not a cetacean either, as their teeth are conical, but this is like flat and sharp on the sides. It really reminds me of a reptile tooth...

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I am thinking it is a fin spine from a fish (?)

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My answer from the above post is that I dont really think its actually a tooth, but also, I also think it may be a little too thick for a fin spine either (Unless its coming from a leedsichthys :P)

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It may be helpful if you can give us a look at what would be the internal structure. Perhaps an end or one of the cracks.

It sounds strange, but could it be a mold of an entire fin with the spine at the leading edge ?

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Pinna shell was my first impression, as well.

No enamel, so it isn't a tooth.

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