Galeocerdo mayumbensis - BV

SKU
F241
Out of stock
$70.00
Overview

An EXTRA LARGE, Top Quality Bone Valley Galeocerdo mayumbensis, a Tiger shark tooth from Polk Co., Florida. These teeth are rarely found outside of the Bone Valley Fm. in Florida. Highest quality enamel. An excellent black colored crown with a white root. Great color! Sharp serrations. Great eye appeal. A rare Bone Valley collector's Tiger shark tooth. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. You don't see these teeth any more!

F241        SIZE: 1-3/16"  

Note - Adding 21 new BV Tiger teeth in June 2019.  ->  Link to BV Tiger teeth

Galeocerdo  mayumbensis is a relative to Galeocerdo cuvier, the extant Tiger shark which is rarely found outside of the Bone Valley Fm. in Florida.  Galeocerdo mayumbensis  has a similar tooth to the Galeocerdo cuvier, but the crown is much taller and the serration clusters on the anterior side nearly reach the tip. The Bone Valley Galeocerdo mayumbensis teeth are Miocene age (10-15 million years ago). These colorful teeth are highly sought after by collectors.

Bone Valley - Excellent shark teeth are recovered from the Bone Valley Fm. in Florida. These teeth can be very colorful and well preserved. The Bone Valley Fm. is a middle to late Miocene deposit in central Florida. The phosphate mining operations in Polk Co. has uncovered the majority Bone Valley fossils. Access to the phosphate mine dumps is very limited and appears to be highly restricted to a few fossil club entries. Exceptional Bone Valley Fm. shark teeth are also recovered offshore Golden Beach and Venice Beach.

Note - all teeth sizes are slant height unless otherwise noted.

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