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    Description

    Megalodon Shark Tooth Paperweight
    Carcharocles megalodon
    Miocene
    Morgan River
    South Carolina, USA
    5.06 x 2.93 x 1.21 inches (12.85 x 7.45 x 3.07 cm)


    Fossils are great to collect and are enjoyable to display but often do not have much, if any, utilitarian value. This is an exception to that rule as here a large 5 inch (12.7 cm) Megalodon fossil shark tooth has been made into a functioning paperweight. This partial dental remnant, in excellent condition, must not have been found complete, or it would have been a fine specimen. This "2/3" piece has amazing, sharp serrations.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    16th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 413

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