There is some restoration work done to the lower blade and root. It was recovered from the coastal Atlantic area of South Carolina. If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact me. Thanks for looking at my auctions and good luck. The item "BEAUTIFUL 5 11/16 INCH MEGALODON SHARK TOOTH FOSSIL" is in sale since Sunday, August 9, 2020.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Fossils\Vertebrates\Shark Teeth". The seller is "623dan123" and is located in Phoenix, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.