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Associated Set of 22 Fossil Sperm Whale Teeth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Whale

This is one of those once in a life time finds. I found all twenty-two whale teeth within inches of each other. The largest tooth in the set measured out to be 4 5/16 inches. I’m still feeling the gravy mode!

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Sperm Whale Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Whale

Nice preservation on this specimen. The enamel is usually always washed away on these teeth.  There is still some enamel visible on the tooth.

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Deformed? Sperm Whale Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Whale

The ends on these teeth are usually hollow. This one was filled with some kind of growth. It looks almost like a tumor.

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3 Associated Pilot Whale Teeth from Aurora   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Whale
Wow i did not expect to find these.  I found one busted one and then i decided to look around and then i found another one.  I that i was too luck to be able to find 2.  Then as i walked around the small hill there was the 3rd.  Thank you fossil gods!...
Lee Creek Whale Teeth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Whale
These two teeth were inches from each other. The longest one is 2 1/2" and the other is 2".  The smaller one still has some nice enamel on it....
Fossil Sperm Whale Tooth   Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Whale
I uncovered this tooth while kicking up some dirt with my boots.  ...
  

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