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Buried Treasure Fossils offers beautiful and rare fossil shark teeth from other USA fossil shark tooth sites. Sites include Illinois, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. Authenticity guaranteed. Have a look.


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  1. Edestus minor               
    $115.00

    very rare Edestus minor shark tooth, from Herrin, Illinois. This is a Paleozoic shark that lived in swamps that our now underground coal deposits. Very good preservation with excellent serrations. The Edestus shark would have an upper and lower tooth whorl that are vertically opposed. Research showed that they could use their opposing teeth in a scissor-like motion to cut prey. It is the first animal to cut vertically. A very strange looking and unique acting shark. Shark recreation image is credited to Julio Lacerdo. These rare teeth are Pennsylvanian age from Illinois. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. Edestus minor teeth are more challenging to find.

    I014             SIZE: 7/8"

    Adding 15 Edestus shark specimens in April 2021.    Link to Edestus shark.

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  2. Edestus heinrichi
    $95.00

    very rare, Top Quality Edestus heinrichi shark tooth, from Herrin, Illinois. This is a Paleozoic shark that lived in swamps that our now underground coal deposits. Excellent preservation and serrations. The Edestus shark would have an upper and lower tooth whorl that are vertically opposed. Research showed that they could use their opposing teeth in a scissor-like motion to cut prey. It is the first animal to cut vertically. A very strange looking and unique acting shark. Shark recreation image is credited to Julio Lacerdo. These rare teeth are Pennsylvanian age from Illinois. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. 

    I16             SIZE: 1"   (Root length 1-3/8")

    Adding 11 Edestus shark specimens in October 2021.    Link to Edestus shark.

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  3. Edestus heinrichi
    $95.00

    very rare, Quality Edestus heinrichi shark tooth, from Herrin, Illinois. This is a Paleozoic shark that lived in swamps that our now underground coal deposits. Good preservation and serrations. The Edestus shark would have an upper and lower tooth whorl that are vertically opposed. Research showed that they could use their opposing teeth in a scissor-like motion to cut prey. It is the first animal to cut vertically. A very strange looking and unique acting shark. Shark recreation image is credited to Julio Lacerdo. These rare teeth are Pennsylvanian age from Illinois. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. 

    I09             SIZE: 1-1/2"   (Root 2-1/4")

    Adding 15 Edestus shark specimens in April 2021.    Link to Edestus shark.

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  4. Edestus heinrichi
    $75.00

    very rare, Top Quality Edestus heinrichi shark tooth, from Herrin, Illinois. This is a Paleozoic shark that lived in swamps that our now underground coal deposits. Very good preservation, serrations, and serration detail. Note - this tooth has a band of pyrite at the gum line. The Edestus shark would have an upper and lower tooth whorl that are vertically opposed. Research showed that they could use their opposing teeth in a scissor-like motion to cut prey. It is the first animal to cut vertically. A very strange looking and unique acting shark. Shark recreation image is credited to Julio Lacerdo. These rare teeth are Pennsylvanian age from Illinois. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. 

    I17           SIZE:  1-1/8"   

    Adding 14 Edestus shark specimens in January 2023.    Link to Edestus shark.

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  5. Edestus heinrichi
    $60.00

    very rare, Top Quality Edestus heinrichi shark tooth, from Herrin, Illinois. This is a Paleozoic shark that lived in swamps that our now underground coal deposits. Good preservation, serrations, and serration detail. Note - this tooth has a band of pyrite at the gum line. The Edestus shark would have an upper and lower tooth whorl that are vertically opposed. Research showed that they could use their opposing teeth in a scissor-like motion to cut prey. It is the first animal to cut vertically. A very strange looking and unique acting shark. Shark recreation image is credited to Julio Lacerdo. These rare teeth are Pennsylvanian age from Illinois. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. 

    I18           SIZE:  11/16"   

    Adding 14 Edestus shark specimens in January 2023.    Link to Edestus shark.

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  6. Edestus heinrichi
    $45.00

    very rare, Top Quality Edestus heinrichi shark tooth, from Herrin, Illinois. This is a Paleozoic shark that lived in swamps that our now underground coal deposits. Good preservation, serrations, and serration detail. The Edestus shark would have an upper and lower tooth whorl that are vertically opposed. Research showed that they could use their opposing teeth in a scissor-like motion to cut prey. It is the first animal to cut vertically. A very strange looking and unique acting shark. Shark recreation image is credited to Julio Lacerdo. These rare teeth are Pennsylvanian age from Illinois. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. 

    I19             SIZE:  5/8"   (Root length 1-3/8")

    Adding 14 Edestus shark specimens in January 2023.    Link to Edestus shark.

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  7. Ptychodus mortoni                                  
    $40.00

    A scarce primitive shark tooth, Ptychodus mortoni, from Upper Cretaceous of New Mexico. The Ptychodus shark possessed crusher teeth preyed on mollusks and other shelled animals.  These teeth are from Sandoval Co., New Mexico. Authenticity guaranteed.

    NM002            SIZE: 3/4"

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  8. Ptychodus mortoni                                  
    $35.00

    A scarce primitive shark tooth, Ptychodus mortoni, from Upper Cretaceous of New Mexico. The Ptychodus shark possessed crusher teeth preyed on mollusks and other shelled animals.  These teeth are from Sandoval Co., New Mexico. Authenticity guaranteed.

    NM001            SIZE: 13/16"

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