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1 5/8" Hemipristis Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra
I dug this guy straight out of the yorktown....
Giant Lee Creek Hemipristis Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra

I found this monstrous Lee Cree Hemipristis shark tooth about 5 feet from the megalodon tooth I found on the same trip. I almost missed this tooth in my excitement of finding the megalodon tooth. You can see in the ground shot where I kicked some dirt onto it while descending the hill to get the megalodon.

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Giant Hemipristis Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra
I can't describe how much I wanted to find a big hemipristis tooth. I saw da fossz find one a few seasons ago, and I've seen Jedi Master's case of monsters. Among shark's teeth, this species has a unique, savage shape that I really love. This colossal upper specimen is from the Yorktown formation at the famous Lee Creek mine in Aurora NC. It easily takes the crown as the new king of my hemi case....
A Huge Aurora Hemi   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra
A Huge Aurora Hemi
1 3/4 inch Lee Creek Hemipristis tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra
A really big hemipristis tooth, much larger than I am accustomed to finding....
Fossil Hemi Shark Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra

The largest hemi in my collection to date. It has a little root wear to one corner, but it's still nice.

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