A rare, 5-1/8" Top Quality Red Site Carcharocles megalodon from North Carolina. Another September 2019 Fossil of the Month.This Meg is an upper jaw Principal Anterior tooth from the Meherrin River copper-red site. NC001 has a rich copper colored crown. The enamel is the highest quality. The serrations are extra large and essentially perfect with a big tip serration. Incredible serrations for a big Megalodon tooth. Bourlette is extra large, dark brown and 98% complete.The root is complete with very small hydration cracks. Definitely a Miocene Meg with serration bumps at base. No repair or restoration. Note - you rarely see a copper colored Megalodon tooth that has a top quality crown and serrations and a complete root - a top 1% tooth from this site! NO repair or restoration. An old collection piece from the rarest location to find a large, top quality Megalodon tooth - rarer than Chile, Peru, Bone Valley, etc. You may not see another large, top quality Meherrin River Meg for quite some time! Museum Quality. Best of the BEST. Authenticity guaranteed.
NC001 SIZE: 5-1/8"