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Whilst packing up my waterproofs I found this in my pocket. I had found it in a tidal estuary near Shell Is., Barmouth, Wales. Previously I thought a curious find to show the kids, a sheep’s tooth, but on closer inspection it has remnants of matrix still on the tooth. Could it be a fossilised tooth? E931A0A0-361E-46C2-A24E-0BE13481B148.jpeg  439A3208-404D-473C-A030-EE82A6221F01.jpeg  84BD78F4-B149-46B5-8774-9488CA1B9C7B.jpeg  0EB0230A-B201-4D74-9886-4B840DA1275E.jpeg  3977D19F-B763-4F81-93E8-4AA4F56EB70D.jpeg  1C5A659F-3021-4966-A8E8-3E0C7C70FE59.jpeg 
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Gary W
Difficult to say without handling it.
Is it mineralised and heavier then a modern tooth?
Gary
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Elbert
Hello, no sheep I am afraid; more probably a recent horse that had no proper toothbrush...the mineralisation is dental plaque...

greets, Bert
the search is as valuable as the finds...
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Eversearching
Gary W wrote:
Difficult to say without handling it.
Is it mineralised and heavier then a modern tooth?


It definitely feels heavy in the hand. I like Elberts horse id but would plaque be very limestone like..
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Gary W
Ok, well could be old but I would say probably modernish, not a true fosil.
Gary
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Eversearching
Thanks Gary
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