Fossil cow shark teeth from the Lee Creek phosphate mine in Aurora, NC

Some of our favorite fossils: Cow Shark teeth. These are from the always productive Lee Creek phosphate mine near Aurora, North Carolina. The fossils are each about 1.5 inches long.

Collector: Scott S.

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Fossil fish jaws from Aurora, NC.

Fish bones abound in phosphate mines like these from Aurora, NC. These are the powerful jaws of porcupine fish and a few other others.

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fossil whale tooth from North Carolina

Collecting at Aurora, North Carolina's Lee Creek Mine is always a treat. This little whale tooth is just over an inch long and nicely shaped. It was not the largest find of the day, but a memorable one.

Collector: Scott S.

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This large barnacle fossil from the Lee Creek phosphate mine (Aurora) in North Carolina measures about two inches across. While barnacles are not the most sexy fossil, they are striking and a fun oddity to pick up.

Location: Lee Creek Mine, NC

Collector: Scott S

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