Fossil mammoth tooth large
Fossil mammoth tooth 4.9 pounds. 8 inches long x 3-2 ½ inches wide. A large tooth. Some is missing, but shows good chewing surface, good roots, is solid enough for display. No cracks. Has been stabilized and restored. Being about 50,000 years old , last ice age, 90% of all teeth will need some restoration. Ones that do not will be twice the price. This one could potentially be sliced up for those looking for sliceable material. Worth about $200 a slice, guessing this one could produce 10 slices. You need diamond tools and knowledge. I’m working on a you-tube video showing how to handle teeth, but not done yet. Honestly, I would cut this up myself if this were in worse shape! This one will make a nice display. I cut up the ‘junk’ after stabilizing more. Alaska teeth tend to have best colors. Some ‘north sea’ teeth cost less but were in salt water, and as such need soaking in water, which might crack them worse. Restoration does not work if there is salt present. Eventually the salt breaks them down. Thus, these Alaska teeth are sought after. Not easy to find on the market.