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Castle Hayne

This past week was out annual vacation to Ocean Isle, NC.  The first picture is of teeth that I found in the surf.  On Friday of last week, I made the trek north to Castle Hayne Quarry.  I don't recall seeing any trip reports from there on here as of yet.  After the hour long trip, I checked in and made my way to the collecting area.  The area for fossil collecting was pretty massive.  But, some of it was really overgrown.  And I didn't feel like running into any snakes so I didn't venture in there.  A little farther back there were hills of loose rock where I found most of the teeth.  The rock hills were quick to give way which made it treacherous.  My first decent find was a little beat up ric.  About an hour into the hunt I happened upon my best find of the day... the crow tooth.  I also found a cool little tooth in matrix and a broken mosasaur? tooth.  Collecting was from 1-4 pm but my day was cut short as a massive thunderstorm sent my running back to the car at 2:30.  It was a good experience nonetheless.  Oh I put this under Pender County since there was no choice for New Hanover County, NC on the list.
Location New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA

ID3439
Memberjohnny
Date Added8/3/2009

  

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- 8/4/2009
Reviewer : ncjack99 from North Carolina United States
Total Rating : 10
Nice! I really like the tooth in the matrix. Content Quality : 10 of 10

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Nice variety - 8/4/2009
Reviewer : SharkDog from
Total Rating : 10
I really like the teeth in matrix too. That crow tooth is pretty sweet! Decent finds for only being there for 1.5 hours. Your mosasaur tooth could be a crocodile tooth? Content Quality : 10 of 10

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I added New Hanover County - 8/4/2009
Reviewer : dw from Summerville South Carolina United States
Total Rating : 10
If there's a location you need in the future, shoot me an email and I'll take care of it. Thanks for the post! Content Quality : 10 of 10

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Thanks, - 8/5/2009
Reviewer : johnny from
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I'll be sure to do that in the future.
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