Megalodon Shark Teeth

Megalodon Shark Teeth

Buried Treasure Fossils offers an excellent selection of quality Megalodon teeth for sale. The Megalodon shark was the largest shark that ever lived reaching lengths of 60 feet. This megatooth shark lived during the Miocene and Pliocene. Megalodon teeth have serrated cutting edges without side cusps. Megalodon teeth can be quite large and exceed 7 inches, but rarely exceed 6" to 6-1/2". We offer several Megalodon teeth for sale over 6 inches. These large teeth plus the highest estimated bite force of any animal (up to 180,000 newtons) allowed the Megalodon to bite through massive prey. The diet of an adult Megalodon consisted of whales and other large marine mammals.

We also offer Megalodon teeth from a wide selection of localities including Florida, Georgia, Lee Creek, No. Carolina, So. Carolina, Sharktooth Hill (California), Chile and Peru. Authenticity guaranteed.

Be sure to see our great selection of Megalodon ancestors as well - Chubutensis, Angustidens, Auriculatus, and Earlier Megalodon Ancestors.

Megalodon Shark Teeth for Sale (click button below to see Meg teeth by locality)

The Megalodon shark, now extinct, is believed to have been the largest prehistoric marine predator in the world. It may have been an ancestor to the Great White or other sharks that are here today, however, it was much larger in comparison. Fossil collectors, scientists, and hobbyists all want to have Megalodon teeth in their collection. These are likely the largest fossilized teeth that you will ever see with some ranging up to 7 inches in size.

About the Prehistoric Megalodon Shark

The Megalodon shark was undeniably one of the largest animals that ever inhabited our planet. The name Megalodon means large tooth because of the huge teeth that the animal had. The Megalodon was thought to have been up to 60 feet in length and weighed 50 to 75 tons. In comparison, the Great White shark, while still large, ranges only from 20 to 30 feet in length. Megalodon likely ate many other types of marine life including giant whales. Scientists believe that they used their sharp teeth to bite off the fins of fish before crushing them with their powerful jaws. Researchers have determined that the Megalodon could shut its jaws with a force of up to 18 tons per square inch. The Great White shark is capable of shutting its jaws with a force of about 1.8 tons.  

Megalodon Teeth

Although it lived millions of years ago you can still find fossilized Megalodon teeth. Sharks are one species that continually lose and grow new teeth throughout their lifetime so there could be millions of megalodon teeth in the world. Because this giant shark was known to inhabit the entire globe, its teeth can be found in many areas around the world. The Megalodon was found everywhere and was only unable to enter close to the coast due to its enormous size. Megalodon teeth are heart-shaped and have serrated edges. These teeth can be found in almost all the coastal waters around the world. Some of the most recent teeth have been located off the coast of the United States near North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and California. One of the most exciting places in the United States for scientists and those seeking fossilized shark teeth is called Shark Tooth Hill in California. It is known to have many fossilized shark teeth. If you aren’t lucky enough to live near an area where you can find your own shark teeth, don’t worry. You can find shark teeth for sale to add to your collection. Every collector and scientist would like to have a prehistoric shark tooth specimen for display. These giant teeth are a wonder to behold and a reminder of prehistoric life on our planet. They are ideal for teachers and hobbyists. When you choose a shark tooth you will want to look at the quality, size, color, and condition. The largest teeth and those in the best condition are the rarest and therefore command the most money. Smaller teeth are quite affordable and are perfect for the beginning collector.

Megalodon Teeth for Sale

 Prior to being recognized as coming from a giant prehistoric fish, fossilized Megalodon teeth were thought to be dragon tongues or moon rocks. It wasn't until the second half of the 17th century that Megalodon teeth were classified as shark teeth. Today, if you find Megalodon teeth for sale, you can be certain they came from a monstrous fish that used to prowl planetary seas. Megalodon teeth for sale come from a long-gone sea creature that grew to nearly 60 feet long. Bigger than any fish alive today, Megalodon snacked on prehistoric whales as a matter of habit. It took massive teeth to perform such a feat, so Megalodon teeth grew to more than seven inches long. In the 1700s, paleontologists examining a prehistoric whale discovered bite marks that indicated it had been killed and devoured by at least one Megalodon. Scientists learn a lot from the hundreds of fossilized Megalodon teeth that have been discovered between 1666 and now. Teeth and spinal centra are the only parts of the now extinct fish that scientists can examine because the rest of the cartilaginous fish dissolved in salt water many eons ago. Megalodon teeth for sale are possible due to the process of petrification wherein the calcium and other organic materials in the fish tooth transform into stone. Not unlike a tree, biologists can count the rings of a spinal artifact to determine the fish's age. By analyzing the distance between the rings, the scientist can estimate the growth rate of an individual monster fish.

What is your interest in Megalodon teeth for sale?

Buried Treasure Fossils presents a remarkable selection of teeth, bones and other artifacts for your consideration. We offer fossils in all price ranges, so a budding paleontologist can afford a real trilobite or another fascinating fossil. Those with a bigger budget may wish to purchase an authentic T. Rex tooth or mastodon tusk. Our friends who are of the vegan persuasion may be interested in our limited selection of fossilized Argentinian Araucaria pine cones that hail from the Jurassic period. An ancient breeding ground for Megalodon was discovered by a team of researchers from the University of Florida off the coast of Panama, reports Sharkopedia. Almost all the teeth found at the site belonged to juvenile fish. By studying the fossilized teeth, scientists determined that newly hatched Megalodon were around 20 feet long. That's as long as the largest Great White sharks ever measured. 

When you hold a Megalodon tooth in your hand, you hold a chunk of history. In fact, any of the artifacts in our catalog is an amazing find that you're not likely to see outside a research facility or museum. If you have a science-minded person on your holiday gift list, now is a good time to browse our catalog to find the perfect present. They may say that they already have everything, but you can bet they will be astonished when they unwrap something from our collection of rare and valuable Megalodon teeth for sale.

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  1. Carcharocles megalodon Indonesia
    $2,250.00

    A rare, Top Quality Megalodon - upper jaw anterior tooth from West Java, Indonesia - new site. This Megalodon has an incredible black & tan color tooth with an excellent brown colored bourlette. Highest quality enamel. Excellent color! The bourlette is large and 95% complete. The serrations are razor sharp and complete with an excellent tip serration. Exceptional serrations. The root is very good with some shallow pits on the rear which is common for these Megs. Miocene Age. No repair or restoration. Authenticity Guaranteed. Rare color!

    IN25        Size: 5-1/4"  

    Note - Adding 14 Top Quality Indonesian Megalodon Teeth in June 2022. -> Link To TQ Indonesian Megs

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  2. Carcharocles megalodon
    $2,250.00

    An EXTRA LARGE, 6-1/4" Top Quality Megalodon tooth - an upper jaw anterior tooth from the Broad River, So. Carolina. An excellent black colored crown. High quality enamel with some peel. The black bourlette is large and complete. The serrations and tip serration are worn, but visible. The root is complete with a black color and typical hydration cracks. No repair or restoration. 100% natural. Authenticity guaranteed. A collector's BIG Megalodon tooth. A special BIG tooth!

    SC008        Size: 6-1/4"  (4" Wide)

    Note - Adding 5 BIG SC Megalodon teeth in September 2022  ->  Link to SC Megalodon teeth.

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  3. Carcharocles megalodon Indonesia
    $1,950.00

    "The Best of West Java".  An ultra rare, Top Quality Megalodon - upper jaw anterior tooth from West Java, Indonesia - new site. This Megalodon has an incredible brown & charcoal color with an excellent red - brown colored bourlette. Highest quality enamel. Fantastic color! The bourlette is large and 98% complete. The serrations are razor sharp and 100% complete with an excellent tip serration. Exceptional serrations. The root is excellent with a few shallow pits on the non-display side only which is common for these Megs. Miocene Age. No repair or restoration. Authenticity Guaranteed. A rare Indonesian color Meg tooth.  An exceptional West Java color Meg. Excellent eye appeal! 

    IN19        Size: 5-1/16"  

    Note - Adding 12 Top Quality Indonesian Megalodon Teeth in May 2021. -> Link To TQ Indonesian Megs

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  4. Carcharocles megalodon
    $1,950.00

    An EXTRA LARGE, Top Quality Megalodon tooth - an upper jaw anterior tooth from So. Carolina. An attractive Bronze colored crown. Highest quality enamel. The red - brown bourlette is large and 80% complete. The serrations are sharp and nearly complete with an excellent tip serration. The root is extra wide and complete with a charcoal gray color and typical hydration cracks.  No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. A collector's BIG Megalodon tooth. A special colored BIG tooth!

    SC002        Size: 5-13/16"  (4-7/16" Wide)

    Note - Adding 14 new SC Megalodon teeth in April 2022  ->  Link to SC Megalodon teeth.

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  5. Carcharocles megalodon Indonesia
    $1,950.00

    An EXTRA LARGE, HIGH QUALITY Megalodon - upper jaw tooth from West Java, Indonesia. This Megalodon has an incredible light tan, brown & charcoal colored crown with a light tan & brown colored extra large bourlette. The reverse side some fantastic color - the "Calico Meg". Highest quality enamel. Great color! The serrations are razor sharp with an excellent tip serration. The root is essentially complete with few surface pits that happens with many West Java Megs. Miocene Age. No repair or restoration. Authenticity Guaranteed. 

    IN42        Size: 5-3/4"  (4-1/2" Wide)

    Note - Adding 15 High Quality Indonesian Megalodon Teeth in November 2021.  ->   Link to HQ Indonesian Megs

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  6. Carcharocles megalodon
    $1,950.00

    A Top Quality, 5-5/16" Classic Lee Creek Megalodon tooth - upper jaw tooth. This Megalodon has an incredible tan colored crown with an excellent brown bourlette. Highest quality enamel. Exceptional color!  The serrations are razor sharp with an unique pathologic tip. Tip has a slight twist and serrations were not formed. Very strange. The root is an excellent tan color and extra wide (4-5/8") with typical hydration cracks and absolutely complete. This Megalodon was found in the Pungo River Formation, Lee Creek mine, Aurora, No. Carolina (Miocene age = 14.5 MYA). An excellent BIG collector's tooth from the old days at Lee Creek mine! No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. A killer BIG Lee Creek Meg tooth!

    LC003           Size: 5-5/16"  (4-5/8" wide)

    Note - Adding 9 new Lee Creek Meg & Chub teeth in October 2022 -> Link to LC Megs  & Chubs

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  7. Carcharocles megalodon
    $1,895.00

    An ultra rare GEM QUALITY, Classic Peruvian Megalodon tooth from the Ocucate area of Peru (Miocene age). A January Fossil of the Month. This Megalodon has an excellent dark tan colored crown. The bourlette is light tan and 100% complete. The root is a light tan and complete. Incredible color! Highest quality enamel. The bourlette is excellent and 100% complete. The serrations are extra large and razor sharp with an excellent tip serration. Exceptional serrations -100% complete! The root is nicely articulated with a very small hydration crack. This Megalodon was found in the Ocucate area of Peru and is Miocene age.  No repair or restoration. A top 2% example of a classic Peruvian Miocene Megalodon tooth considering the shape, color, and preservation. An excellent collector's tooth from the old days! Authenticity guaranteed. Perfect tooth from a super rare location.

    P001         Size: 4-1/16"    (4-3/8" Wide)

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  8. Carcharocles megalodon
    $1,750.00

    A LARGE Top Quality, Classic Lee Creek Megalodon tooth - lower jaw anterior tooth from Aurora, No. Carolina. This Megalodon has an excellent tan colored crown and a fantastic tan colored bourlette. Highest quality enamel. Exceptional color! The bourlette is extra large and 99% complete. The serrations are razor sharp. The root is an excellent light brown color with typical hydration cracks, and absolutely complete. This Megalodon was found in the Pungo River Formation, Lee Creek mine, Aurora, No. Carolina (Miocene age = 14.5 MYA). An exceptional collector's tooth from the old days at Lee Creek mine! NO repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. Difficult to find these large teeth.

    LC002            Size: 5"

    Note - Adding 14 new Lee Creek Megalodon & Chub teeth in June 2021.  ->  Link to LC Megaodon teeth.

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  9. Carcharocles megalodon Indonesia
    $1,750.00

    A rare, Top Quality Megalodon - upper jaw anterior tooth from West Java, Indonesia - new site. This Megalodon has an excllent BLACK color tooth with an excellent JET BLACK colored bourlette. Highest quality enamel. Excellent color! The bourlette is large and 98% complete. The serrations are razor sharp and complete with an excellent tip serration. Exceptional serrations. The root is good with shallow pits which is common for these Megs. Miocene Age. No repair or restoration. Authenticity Guaranteed. 

    IN21        Size: 5-3/8"   (4-5/16" wide)

    Note - Adding 14 Top Quality Indonesian Megalodon Teeth in June 2022. -> Link To TQ Indonesian Megs

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  10. Carcharocles megalodon Indonesia
    $1,750.00

    "The Best of West Java".  An ultra rare, Top Quality Megalodon - upper jaw anterior tooth from West Java, Indonesia - new site. This Megalodon has multiple shades of tan colored crown with an excellent gold colored bourlette. Highest quality enamel. Fantastic color! The bourlette is large and 100% complete. The serrations are razor sharp with an excellent tip serration. Exceptional serrations. The root is excellent with two shallow pits which is all to common for these Megs. Miocene Age. No repair or restoration. Authenticity Guaranteed. A rare Indonesian color Meg tooth. Note - The multiple shades of tan is one of the special color patterns available with the West Java Meg teeth. An exceptional West Java color Meg. Excellent eye appeal! 

    IN18        Size: 5-5/16"  

    Note - Adding 7 Top Quality Indonesian Megalodon Teeth in November 2020. -> Link To TQ Indonesian Megs

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  11. Carcharocles megalodon Indonesia
    $1,650.00

    A rare, Top Quality Megalodon - upper jaw anterior tooth from West Java, Indonesia - new site. This Megalodon is a "picture Megalodon" an incredible tan, red-brown, and lavender color patterns with an excellent brown colored bourlette with a "tiger eye" pattern. Highest quality enamel. Exceptional color! The bourlette is large and 98% complete. The serrations are razor sharp and near complete with an excellent tip serration. Excellent serrations. The root is excellent - nicely articualted and with few shallow pits which is common for these Megs. Miocene Age. No repair or restoration. A special color collector's Meg tooth. Authenticity Guaranteed. 

    IN26        Size: 5"   (3-3/4" W)

    Note - Adding 14 Top Quality Indonesian Megalodon Teeth in June 2022. -> Link To TQ Indonesian Megs

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  12. Carcharocles megalodon
    $1,250.00

    A rare, Top Quality CLASSIC Chile Megalodon tooth from the sand layer, Bahia Inglesa Fm., Caldera area, Chile.  A gorgeous light tan colored crown with no enamel peel. High quality enamel. The bourlette is an excellent brown color and nearly complete. The serrations are razor sharp and nearly complete. The root is excellent red-brown color with excellent articulation and 100% complete. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. A Top Quality Chilean Megalodon tooth from the old days! Note - these incredible Chilean collector's Megs simply do not exist any more! Authenticity guaranteed. Unfortunately there are no more teeth coming from this site!

    C101       Size:  5-3/16"  

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