Carcharocles megalodon

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    ST451 BoP
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    An ultra rare, top quality 4-1/8" Sharktooth Hill Megalodon tooth found in the Round Mountain Silt near Bakersfield, California. A location that produces very few Megalodon teeth and one of the toughest Megs to locate. A November 2019 Fossil of the Month. This Megalodon tooth remains on the original matrix block which includes two whale bones - all original as found! Highest quality enamel with a great light tan color. The bourlette is a slightly darker light tan and essentially complete. The root is nicely articulated and complete. The serrations are complete with a great tip serration - incredible serrations for a Sharktooth Hill Meg tooth. This is a middle Miocene Meg - very unique!  100% natural. No repair or restoration. You will not see these middle Miocene Sharktooth Hill Megs from Bakersfield, California very often. One of the rarest Megs! Authenticity guaranteed. An incredible Museum Quality display piece that came out of a 25 year old old collection with a PERFECT Sharktooth Hill Megalodon!

    ST451 BoP         Size: 4-1/8"   (Matrix size:  7-1/2" x 5" x 2" tall ; weight 2.25 lbs.)

    Sharktooth Hill area produces very few large Megalodon teeth and one of the toughest Megs to locate. This tooth has a highly desirable light tan color. Highest enamel quality. The bourlette is an attractive dark tan color and 100% complete. The root is an exceptional - an excellent tan color and 100% complete with no hydration cracks on the display side. Exceptional color and preservation! The serrations are incredible, extra large (Peru-like!), and nearly complete except for minor feeding wear to tip. Note - the interlocking indentations along the side of the root lobes. This characteristic is only seen in the early to middle Miocene Megs - very unique!  A Museum quality specimen. No repair! You will not see these middle Miocene Sharktooth Hill Megs from Bakersfield, California very often!  One of the rarest Megs! 

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    Size5-5/8" (4-1/4" W)
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