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WALARUS TOOTH FOSSIL
It can be made into a pendant or kept as a specimen.
Weight 24.35 cts app
size 32 x 12 x 11 mm app
This is a Pre-1972 white walrus ivory tusks, Eskimo worked tusks, fossil walrus ivory and teeth for carving and scrimshaw, and walrus oosik. Walrus ivory has an outer layer called cementum or bark that covers the chatoyant ("having a changeable, varying luster or color, like that of a changeable silk, or of a cat's eye in the dark") dentine (ivory) and in the center of the tusk is the core or secondary dentine that makes it unique among ivories. The core is not porous and looks like globules of dentine with varying degrees of opaqueness/ transparency.
Lower jaw, lateral jaw location between anterior & posterior teeth, Megalodon tooth. The basic hue is jet black with brown and gray highlights in a section of the tip front giving it an artistic effect. The enamel is intact with no peeling, just a lit
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