Serrated, 1.28" Allosaurus Tooth - Very Nice Tooth

 
This is a very nice, serrated, 1.28" long Allosaurus tooth collected from our partners quarry near Dinosaur Colorado. The enamel is in excellent condition for most teeth from the Morrison Formation is it's nicely serrated with minimal tip wear. Several repaired cracks but no restoration.

Comes with a floating frame display case.

This tooth comes from what is being called the "Salt & Pepper Layer" of the Skull Creek Quarry, near Dinosaur. Colorado. Within the past several years this quarry has produced articulated remains of several types of dinosaurs including large theropods, sauropods and Ornithischia. There is a thin layer in the quarry, probably representing a sandy river bottom that produces many isolated teeth and tumbled bone fragments. The quarry is also the location of the recently announce "Elvis" Torvosaurus find.

A view of operations at the Salt & Pepper quarry in the Spring of 2015.
A view of operations at the Salt & Pepper quarry in the Spring of 2015.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Allosaurus fragilis
LOCATION
"Salt & Pepper Layer", Skull Creek Quarry, Dinosaur, CO
FORMATION
Morrison Formation
SIZE
Tooth 1.28" long
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#91373
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