Fossil of the Month - Complete Listing

Fossil of the Month - Complete Listing

Buried Treasure Fossils features the "Fossil of the Month." A selection of incredible, top quality collector and investor teeth and other fossils rarely seen for sale. One-of-a-kind fossil items that may never be available again. The BEST of the BEST! Stayed tuned for a fantastic selection of top quality fossils including incredible Lee Creek Megs & Chubs, a No. Carolina copper red Megalodon tooth, BIG Megalodon teeth, GEM XL Chilean Great White shark teeth, an XL Peruvian Great White shark tooth, and much more. The "Best of Lee Creek" continues, but not for long. So, why am I offering so many of the absolute "GEM" Lee Creek Megs and Chubs? Well, I found one of the largest collections of Lee Creek teeth and was able to purchase a group of the select few, top quality collector teeth. I am amazed at these teeth and I know that I will never see a group like this one again. I hope that you find the special tooth or two that can highlight your collection! Authenticity guaranteed.

Megalodon teeth and other rare fossils: Fossil of the Month

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  1. Tyrannosaurus rex
    $10,950.00

    An ULTRA RARE, Top Quality 5-7/8" Tyrannosaurus rex tooth with root. This crown measures 2-1/4" and is root thick (1-1/2"). The crown and root enamel has good color and patina. Serrations are worn and there is some enamel peel. Tip is round - very typical with adult Rex teeth. Several small cracks in crown were stabilized. The root did not have hydration cracks. A top quality, massive T-Tex tooth from an adult T. Rex. T-Rex was the apex during the late Cretaceous with massive teeth capable of crushing its prey. See the detailed description to determine how to tell a real T-Rex tooth! Legally collected on private land in the Hell Creek Fm., Garfield Co., Montana. Authenticity guaranteed. You will not see an adult rooted Rex tooth very often!

    DT02          SIZE: 5-7/8"   (1-1/2" W)

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  2. Carcharodon carcharias - Catalog #2
    $550.00

    An incredible GEM, 2-7/8" Great White tooth - upper jaw anterior tooth from Chile. This tooth has a exceptional color. Serrations arecomplete wtih a worn tip. The root is robust and complete. Excellent preservation - note nutrient hole on root. No repair.  An incredibly rare, extra large Chilean Great White tooth from the "old days". You do not see these any more! An incredible collector's tooth. Best of the BEST.

    C201             Size: 2-7/8"    (1-7/8" W)

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  3. Isurus hastalis                           
    $350.00

    Another June Fossil of the Month - a GEM, 3" top quality Mako tooth from So.Carolina. Highest quality enamel and solid lighter gray colored crown. Great colors! Mirror like surfaces! Sharp cutting edges. Museum Quality. An exceptional collector's tooth! BEST of the BEST.   Note - The lower jaw are always harder rto find.

    SC302        SIZE: 3-1/16" (1-13/16" W)

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  4. Isurus hastalis                           
    $350.00

    Another June Fossil of the Month - a GEM, 3" top quality Mako tooth from So.Carolina. Highest quality enamel and an incredible "gun metal" blue colored crown. Fantastic color! Mirror like surfaces! Sharp cutting edges. Museum Quality. An exceptional collector's tooth! BEST of the BEST.   Note - It is always tought to find top quality 3" Mako teeth!

    SC301        SIZE: 3"+   (2" W)

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  5. Carcharocles megalodon
    $6,750.00

    A TOP QUALITY, ~6" Classic Lee Creek Megalodon tooth - ANTERIOR tooth. Our June 2017 Fossil of the Month. This Megalodon has an incredible golden tan colored crown with an exceptional mahogany brown bourlette - essentially complete with two toned color. Highest quality enamel. Exceptional golden tan enamel! The bourlette is extra large and near perfect. The serrations are razor sharp with an exceptional tip serration. Nearly PERFECT serrations (a few serrations damaged near the base  - all serrations are razor sharp. Exceptional serrations for a really big Meg! The root is an excellent tan color with very few no hydration cracks and complete. This Megalodon was found in the Yorktown Formation, Lee Creek mine, NC (Pliocene age = 4.5 MYA). The finest example of a 6" classic Lee Creek Megalodon tooth that I have seen considering the shape, color, and preservation. An exceptional collector's XXL LC tooth from the old days at Lee Creek mine! Museum Quality Megalodon. You rarely see a GEM or any 6" Lee Creek Megalodon teeth offered for sale. They just do not exist! This is the ~6" Lee Creek Meg to own if you are going to own one! Note - this is an old estate piece. Absolutely NO repair. Best of the BEST!     On HOLD

    LC003            Size: 5-15/6"   (4-3/8" W)

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  6. Carcharocles megalodon
    $6,250.00

    A GEM, 6-1/8" ULTRA RARE Cuban Megalodon tooth - ANTERIOR tooth. Our May 2017 Fossil of the Month selection. This Megalodon has an incredible light creamy white tan colored crown with an interesting light gray patterning. The bourlette is intact and a cool near white color. Highest quality enamel. Exceptional color! The bourlette is huge and perfect. The serrations are razor sharp with an exceptional tip serration. Nearly PERFECT serrations which extra large and razor sharp. Exceptional serrations for a really big Meg! The root is an excellent creamy white color with no hydration cracks and complete. Note - there is a small area on the left edge where the serrations were rebuilt - see the last two photos. Otherwise an incredible big Meg tooth. This Megalodon was found in a limestone quarry in Cuba (Miocene age). The finest example of a 6+ ultra rare Cuban Megalodon tooth that I have seen considering the shape, color, and preservation. An exceptional collector's XXL Megalodon tooth! Museum Quality Megalodon. You rarely see a GEM 6" Cuban Megalodon teeth offered for sale. They just do not exist! The limestone is sawed into thin blocks for extraction which destroys 99% of the Meg teeth. Best of the BEST!     On HOLD

    CU01          Size: 6-1/8"   (4-1/2" W)

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  7. Carcharocles megalodon
    $2,650.00

    A GEM, 5-1/16" Classic Lee Creek Megalodon tooth - ANTERIOR tooth. Our April 2017 Fossil of the Month. This Megalodon has an incredible light golden tan colored crown with an excellent hazel brown bourlette. Highest quality enamel. Exceptional golden tan color! The serrations are razor sharp with an exceptional tip serration. Nearly PERFECT serrations. Exceptional serrations for a big Meg! The root is an excellent tan color with few no hydration cracks and a "root ear" which is characteristic of the Miocene Megs. This Megalodon was found in the Pungo River Formation, Lee Creek mine, NC (Miocene age = 14.5 MYA). An excellent classic Lee Creek Megalodon tooth considering the shape, color, and preservation. A tooth from the old days at Lee Creek mine! Museum Quality Megalodon. Absolutely NO repair. Best of the BEST!

    LC002            Size: 5-1/16"   (3-3/4" W)

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  8. Carcharocles megalodon
    $895.00

    The 3rd March 2017 Fossil of the Month is a GEM Megalodon - upper jaw ANTERIOR tooth. Fantastic colors - gray enamel and a jet black bourlette. Highest quality enamel - glass-like surface. The finest enamel preservation - very rare! An exceptional black bourlette - complete. Razor sharp serrations including an exceptional tip serration. The root is incredible - a medium brown, nicely articulated, and complete with small hydration cracks on the display side. One of the best preserved Megalodon teeth that I have seen. An exceptional collector's Megalodon tooth from So. Carolina. A "PERFECT" So. Carolina Megalodon tooth. BEST of the BEST!

    SC006           Size: 4-15/16"

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  9. Carcharocles megalodon 
    $2,750.00

    The 2nd March Fossil of the Month is an incredible TOP QUALITY, 6-1/8" Megalodon upper jaw PRINCIPAL ANTERIOR tooth from the Morgan River, So. Carolina. A fantastic light gray colored crown with a "picture design" on the reverse. Highest quality enamel. The bourlette is black and mostly missing. The serrations are razor sharp with an excellent tip serration. Exceptional serrations for a big Meg. The root is complete, wide (4-3/8" W), and a nice charcoal gray color. Excellent symmetry. This is an excellent big Meg. Weighs 1+ lbs. 100% natural. NO repair! AN EXCEPTIONAL BIG collector's Megalodon tooth from the Morgan River, So. Carolina. MUSEUM QUALITY. The BEST of the BEST!  There are very few BIG, TOP QUALITY Megalodon teeth available.

    SC002        SIZE: 6-1/8"  (4-3/8'' W)

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  10. Carcharocles megalodon
    $8,750.00

    A GEM, 6" Classic Lee Creek Megalodon tooth - ANTERIOR tooth. Our March 2017 Fossil of the Month. This Megalodon has an incredible light golden tan colored crown with an exceptional white bourlette and mostly complete. Highest quality enamel. Exceptional golden tan color! The bourlette is huge and near perfect. The serrations are razor sharp with an exceptional tip serration. Nearly PERFECT serrations (2-3 serrations damaged near the base  - all serrations are razor sharp. Exceptional serrations for a really big Meg! The root is an excellent white color with few no hydration cracks and complete. This Megalodon was found in the Pungo River Formation, Lee Creek mine, NC (Miocene age = 14.5 MYA). The finest example of a 6" classic Lee Creek Megalodon tooth that I have seen considering the shape, color, and preservation. An exceptional collector's XXL LC tooth from the old days at Lee Creek mine! Museum Quality Megalodon. You rarely see a GEM or any 6" Lee Creek Megalodon teeth offered for sale. They just do not exist! This is the 6" Lee Creek Meg to own if you are going to own one! Note - this is an old estate piece. Absolutely NO repair. Best of the BEST!

    LC007            Size: 6"   (4-1/2" W)

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  11. Spinosaurus sp
    $675.00

    An EXTRA LARGE, TOP QUALITY Spinosaurus tooth from the Kem Kem red beds. Another February Fossil of the Month. A very high quality crown with natural patina, excellent color and sheen. Only one natural crack - rare for a big tooth. Root is 1-5/8" wide. A top quality, big collector's tooth from a large Spinosaurus! All natural. Authenticity guaranteed.

    M1235       Size: 5-1/2"  (1-5/8" W)

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  12. Carcharocles megalodon
    $2,350.00

    A TOP QUALITY, ~5-1/2" Classic Lee Creek Megalodon tooth. A monster sized lower jaw ANTERIOR tooth, and our 3rd February 2017 Fossil of the Month. This Megalodon has an incredible golden tan colored crown with an excellent tan bourlette which is  complete. Highest quality enamel with some hydration cracking. Exceptional golden tan & white color! The bourlette is excellent and near perfect. The serrations are razor sharp with a good tip serration. Excellent serrations. The root is an incredible white color with essentially no hydration cracks and absolutely huge  & complete. The root measures 1-3/4" thick. One of the largest roots that I have seen! This Megalodon was found in the Yorktown Formation, Lee Creek mine, NC (Pliocene age = 4.5 MYA).  One of the finest examples of a classic Lee Creek lower jaw anterior Megalodon tooth considering the shape, color, and preservation. An exceptional collector's tooth from the old days at Lee Creek mine! Museum Quality Megalodon. Absolutely NO repair. You don't see these lowers very often...

    LC008            Size: 5-7/16"   (1-3/4" Thick Root)

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  13. Phacops rana milleri
    $225.00

    A GEM Phacops trilobite on a Silica Shale matrix. Check out the detail of the compound eyes - Exceptionally preserved. The quality of the Silica Shale Fm. trilobites are incredible. A TOP QUALITY specimen from the Middle Devonian (380 mya), Silica Shale Fm. from Lucas Co., Ohio. You don't see too many Top Quality Phacops rana milleri trilobites for sale. A collector's must have item. Museum Quality. One of my of my favorites!

    X101           Size: 1-5/8"

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  14. Araucaria mirabilis
    $975.00

    Our 2nd November FOTM is a GEM quality, rare Araucaria mirabilis pine cone specimen from Argentina. Extra large stem. Exceptional definition. Only slightly compressed. One of the finest pine cones that I have seen! No repair (that goes for all of the pine cones). This ultra rare cone is from an old collection with no new supply available. Authenticity guaranteed. One of my favorites. Best of the BEST!

    X320        Size: 3-3/8" H    2-3/8" Wide

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  15. Carcharodontosaurus suharicus
    $2,750.00

    Our November FOTM is a HIGH QUALITY ~6" Carcharodontosaurus tooth. This tooth is huge! An excellent brown color. High quality enamel with some enamel missing. Excellent overall quality and preservation. Exceptional anterior and good posterior serrations. Excellent growth waves near cutting edge. Large position tooth in jaw - extra wide crown. You can see a faint crack parallel to the anterior serrations on one side only, but no breaks. Absolutely no cracks running across the tooth. It has not been filled or painted. This is an all natural tooth which is quite rare for a XXL Carch tooth. A Museum Quality EXTRA LARGE tooth. This is my last top quality 5"+ Charcharodontosaur tooth and the second largest Carch tooth that I have seen. (The largest tooth was 6" and it was selling for $7k!). Serrated edge measures 4-1/2"+. Authenticity guaranteed! A monster Carcharodontosaurus tooth like this won't last long!

    M1201        SIZE: 5-3/4" (1-15/16" W) - straightline measurement!

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  16. Carcharocles chubutensis    
    $550.00

    Our July FOTM week 2 offering - an ULTRA RARE, EXTRA LARGE copper red colored Chubutensis tooth - an upper jaw anterior position. A monster sized 3-3/4" Chubutensis tooth. Rare copper red colors with rich reds and red-brown colors. The bourlette is very good. The serrations are sharp with a worn tip. Excellent color! Incredible size and excellent overall condition. Of course, there is no repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed.  An ultra rare collector's tooth from the No.Carolina copper red site. We will not see many teeth from the copper red site and no Chubs like this one!

    NC052          SIZE: 3-3/4"

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  17. Tyrannosaurus rex
    $0.00

    An EXTRA LARGE, Top Quality Tyrannosaurus rex tooth. This crown measures 4" and is extra thick (1-1/2"). The high quality 4"+ teeth are the "holy grail" collector's T-Rex tooth. The enamel is excellent with small area of minor root etching (no discoloration). Excellent anterior and posterior serrations. There is one break (about mid tooth) that required some fill (see photos). T-Rex was the apex during the late Cretaceous with massive teeth capable of crushing its prey. See the detailed description to determine how to tell a real T-Rex tooth! Legally collected on private land in the Hell Creek Fm., Carter Co., Montana.

    DT01         SIZE: 4" (1-1/2" W)

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  18. Carcharocles chubutensis
    $525.00

    A GEM Lee Creek Carcharocles chubutensis, the C. megalodon tooth predecessor - upper jaw Principal Anterior tooth. A gorgeous Lee Creek Chubutensis. An exceptional collector's tooth. NO repair! The BEST of the BEST!

    LC046            Size: 3-1/8" (2-1/2" W)

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  19. Carcharocles sokolovi
    $450.00

    The December 2014 week #3 "Fossil Shark Tooth of the Month" selection is a ~3-1/2" Gem Carcharocles sokolovi from Morocco. This is one of the best GEM extra large Carcharocles sokolovi that I have seen. The BEST of the BEST!

    M040           Size: 3-7/16"   (2-5/8" W)

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