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Southern Exposure

Summer seems to speed by until you hear that your fossil hunt date at the PCS Phosphate Mine has been announced. Well the weekend arrived for the hunt and I joined T$ and Ditchweezil for a more economically sensible trip.


We arrived at the pit juiced with copious amounts of greasy biscuits and caffeine in some form. Once again the collecting area was sizable, and the previous day’s rain was sure to provide a fossil bounty. I headed into the pit and collected some older areas scoring a monster hemi and a large modern tiger. I did pretty well there, but wanted to try my luck in some new areas. Being a bit far back, the footprints became less frequent. I found a nice patho (broken) meg with two tips that got my mojo risin’. I walked around and looked closely but in some ironic twist the next tooth I found was a sweet little heart shaped meg on a pedastal!!


The day was hotter than catfish in a coffee cup so I had to take a break. I found some Pungo to slow down but keep collecting. I found a decent little chub and a heartbreaker meg. I felt that gravy mode coming on (the light kind, like milk gravy). It was nearing time to leave so I thought I would walk over some J. City and wouldn’t ya know it I bagged a nice Great White. Now I was in (sausage) heavy gravy mode!!


Well, the day ended with the showing of finds and some great finds came out. Thanks again to PCS for allowing us to collect. Y’all come back now……….

Location Lee Creek Mine, Aurora, North Carolina, USA

Memberda fossz
Date Added10/4/2008

I just posted whole teeth, the variety of fossils at PCS, and a nice double-tipped broken meg. Some shamers too.

My toothing bags are no longer empty.
My toothing bags are no longer empty.
1-7/8" PCS C. Chubutenisis
1-7/8" PCS C. Chubutenisis
PCS lower makos
PCS lower makos
3-1/2" Aurora Meg
3-1/2" Aurora Meg
My Friend the Weed
My Friend the Weed

Nice Post - 10/5/2008
Reviewer : dw from Summerville South Carolina United States
Total Rating : 10
I love the differentiation between the textures of gravy modes. Content Quality : 10 of 10
A formidable rack from a skilled collector.

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10
You found some really nice stuff. Still love that gigantic Desori!

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
Great ground photos!
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- 10/5/2008
Reviewer : brsr0131 from Virginia United States
Total Rating : 10
Looks like you did fairly good. I still have not found a GW in the mine. But my favorite tooth is that Patho Meg. Even if it has a little damage to it, it is still SWEET!!! Content Quality : 10 of 10

Drool Quotient : 10 of 10
Patho Meg.....need i say more.

Picture Quality : 10 of 10
Love the pedistal shot.
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