Carcharocles megalodon

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    ST452
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    $600.00
    Overview

    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"

    Sharktooth Hill area produces very few large Megalodon teeth and one of the toughest Megs to locate. 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. 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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