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PALEOCARCHARODON ( PYGMY WHITE SHARK ) TOOTH - Khouribga, Morocco

PALEOCENE PERIOD:  60 million years ago

This is a choice grade fossil tooth of Paleocarcharodon orientalis, otherwise known as the Pygmy White shark.  It has superbly preserved serrations with only the slightest feeding wear.  With it rich, glossy gem enamel it is a very rare and prized specimen in today's typical market of junk and patched together Paleocarcharodon teeth.  The entire tooth including the root is 100% GENUINE with NO RESTORATION and NO REPAIR.  Enamel is dense and glossy and even the cusplets are intact and choice as seen above.  

The classic characteristics of fossil teeth from Paleocarcharodon orientalis are the irregular serrations and complex cusplets, also serrated.  Paleocarcharodon was a dead-end in the evolution of ancient sharks, leaving no ancestor after its extinction.  While these teeth seem similar to the modern-day Great White albeit with cusplets, there is no relation at all in the lineage and development of either species.  The Paleocarcharodon teeth we sell are guaranteed to have all genuine roots, now a rare feature in today's marketplace when it comes to these rare fossil shark teeth.

The majority of Paleocarcharodon teeth on the market are cleverly repaired with fake or repaired roots made from a paste of ground up roots of other shark teeth.  To the untrained eye, this is very difficult to spot.  We DO NOT sell teeth of this shark that have ANY restoration.  These teeth are literally a dime a dozen and worthless in our opinion.  If you see these teeth sold where the price seems too good to be true, it is almost guaranteed that the root has some or complete fabrication.  Even at the source, the miners know what complete teeth are worth.  

BEAUTIFUL TOOTH WITH SUPERB ENAMEL AND GENUINE, UNBROKEN ROOT - INTACT WITH NO REPAIR!

1.25" in length on the diagonal edge

$175     SH5-005     INCLUDES DISPLAY BOX     Actual Item - One Only

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