Green's Mill Run, NC:
Cretaceous to Pliocene
October 1st, 2006
"Green's Mill Run"
This is an interesting stream. It contains fossils from the Cretaceous into the Pliocene.
You never know what you can find.
On our fall
trip to Aurora, we decided to take some extra time and hunt Greenís Mill Run.
This was our first trip here. Paul also came down for a bit before heading back home.
We spent most of the time exploring different creek sections and sifting any gravel bar
we could find. For a first trip, our results were good. Most teeth were worn or broken,
but occasionally a nice tooth would show up.
Here is a perfect Great White Paul found. It's approximately 1.5"
This is a perfect Great White we found. It's about 1 3/16", small but nice.
This is a very worn arrowhead we found.
These are the finds of the day. Most of the finds are worn or broken teeth. From top to bottom -
1st row: megalodons -
2nd row: great whites -
3rd row: mako -
4th row: otodus -
5th row: squalicorax -
6th row: sand tiger -
7th row: modern tiger tooth.
Closeup of the 1 3/16" Great White
A worn Otodus. It has a broken tip, but is still about 1.5".
The very worn arrowhead. This is only the 2nd one we found.
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