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Scientific name: Chordata: Chondrichthyes: : : Carcharocles auriculatis
Common Name: Auriculate Great White Shark

Country: USA
State/District: NC
County: Pender
Date (D-M-Y): 15 -

Photographer: E. M. Barrows

Identifier: Bobby Tant
Collector: Bobby Tant
Location: Martin Marietta Martin Marietta Mine near Rocky Point

Keywords: A fish fossil shark Miocene Epoch tooth
Additional Information: Bobby Tant, North Carolina Fossil Club, found this very large tooth (vertical height, 3.75 inches)of the shark Carcharocles auriculatis in the Martin Marietta Mine near Rocky Point, Pender County, NC, on 30 March 2001.  This tooth is from the Eocene Epoch and is about 40,000,000 years old.

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