From the Carboniferous,Mississippian stage,Osagian series.
Collected from Henderson County,Illinois,U.S.A.
A very interesting Shark tooth from the Burlington formation,this species often reached up to 7 foot in length pretty large for a Carboniferous Shark!.
The specimen is preserved in a black colour along with some other tooth material,within the matrix.
The entire specimen including matrix is 63mm x 44mm