A beautifully perserved Miocene Platybelodon (Gomphotherium relative) molar. This strange ancestral elephant had two large shovel tusks on the front of its lower jaw. Excellent evenly worn cusps. Partial root section. Well fossilized. Weighs 3 lbs+. No damage. No repair. An exceptional display piece from an unusual species.
X608 BoP Size: 7-1/2" x 3-1/4" W x 3-1/2" H
Name: Platybelodon (Gomphotherium relative)
Age: Miocene - Pliocene
Location: Linxia Basin, Gansu, Northwestern China
Please note the this item was legally obtained in the US in the early 1980s.