Large and heavy (6 inch) Megalodon - Shark Tooth - Carcharocles megalodon - 150×110×31 mm

Description
Large and heavy (6 inch) Megalodon - Shark Tooth - Carcharocles megalodon - 150×110×31 mm
NEOGENE-Miocene, Burdigalian (15.97–20.44 million years) - U.S.

Beautiful, coloured tooth of the extinct big tooth shark; Carcharocles megalodon. This tooth is no less than 15 cm long and 11.3 cm wide with a weight of 414 grams. The tooth comes from the upper jaw. It was surfaced by a friend who is a diver from the Cooper River near Charleston in South Carolina. The tooth comes from the Miocene and is between 15 and 20 million years old. The back of the tooth is somewhat eaten away by barnea candida mussels. The photos speak for themselves.

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Lot details
Specimen
Large and heavy (6 inch) Megalodon
Object
Shark Tooth
Scientific name
Carcharocles megalodon
Origin
U.S.
Geological Period
NEOGENE-Miocene, Burdigalian (15.97–20.44 million years)
Condition
Good condition
Treatment
cleaned
Dimensions
150×110×31 mm
Weight
468 g
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