Stunning Megalodon Shark Tooth With Pyrite - 6.16 inches
This extraordinary fossil shark tooth (Carcharocles megalodon) is from South Carolina. A tooth like this is highly sought-after because of its almost unmatched size and completeness. This imposing tooth is perfect for someone looking conversation piece at a very reasonable pricepoint. Megalodon was the largest predatory fish to ever swim the oceans. Amazingly, Bite marks have been found in whale bones! Scientists estimate that Megalodon measured 10 feet for every inch of shark tooth length. This monster probably measured about 50 feet long! Age: Miocene, 16 - 25 million years old.
This imposing fossil shark tooth measures just over 6.16 inches (15.6 cm) long at largest slant length, and 4.9 inches (12.4 cm) wide. Weighs 559 grams (1lb.3 oz.). From Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA. The centre of this huge tooth has been inlaid with pyrite. There is complete enamel on the reverse side.
Stand included in the price.