Gomphotherium - Early Elephant

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A rare, Top Quality Gomphotherium tooth, an early elephant, found in Patricio Co., Texas. Mammoths and other elephant ancestors were present in this area during the Late Pleistocene Ice Age. Fantastic natural color and patina! An excellent molar with a naturally worn chewing surface. The molar chewing surface measures 5-1/4" in length. A complete root. Completely fossilized. Weighs 2.3 lbs. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. A rare collectors specimen and a very attractive display piece Weighs 2.9 lbs. Note: international shipping cost will be calculated. Please request quote.

X626          Size:  5-1/4" Length x  2-3/4" x  6-1/4" Height   

Note - Posting 3 Mammoth / Gomphotherium teeth in January 2024.     Link to Mammoth fossils.


A beautifully preserved Gomphotherium  tooth found in Texas.  The Gomphotherium was a very successful extinct elephant ancestor that had four tusks used to eat branches. It evolved in the Miocene of North America. 

Age:    Pleistocene

Location:  Patricio Co., Texas

Note - Skeleton photo by Wolfman SF.