An ultra rare, high quality 4-3/16" Sharktooth Hill area Megalodon tooth from the Jewett Sand member. This is an early Miocene Megalodon tooth. The Jewett Sand produces very few Megalodon teeth (less the Round Mountain Silt which produces the typical Sharktooth Hill Megs) and one of the toughest Megs to locate. A June 2020 Fossil of the Month. High quality enamel and good color. The bourlette is an excllent brown color and essentially complete. The serrations are essentially complete with a damaged tip serration. The root is an nicely articulated and complete. No repair or restoration. You will not see these early Miocene Sharktooth Hill (Jewett Sand) Megalodon teeth from Bakersfield, California very often. One of the rarest Megs! Authenticity guaranteed.
ST452 Size: 3-11/16"