Torvosaurus gurneyi - SOLD. UNITED STATES, 2018...

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Formation / Deposit: Alcobaça formation, Portugal

Layear and Age: Upper Jurassic (Tithonian)

Taxonomy: Mebalosauridae

Elements: Torvosaurus gurneyi, tooth

Note: 100% natural. Repair 5%

Inventory number: REF: TH.24

Site / Zone: Caldas da Rainha, 2018

Rarity: Very, very rare

Size: Tooth - 84mm x 37.33mm

Collectors: J.P. Oliveira

Price: 0.00 euros - Contact the seller / Make an offer... Sold. United States, 2018...

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GENERAL INFORMATION:

The teeth of Torvosaurus are a big rarity, which makes of them the "Holy Grail" of the fossils of Theropods of the Upper Jurassic of Portugal.                                                                                  Getting lucky to catch a tooth in perfect condition, is virtually even rarer to get... and this, is technically, perfect!                                                                                                                                The fracture in the tooth, I designate as (Jurassic Fracture). The fracture is the time the tooth suffered the process of fossilization. For this reason, I consider the tooth technically perfect...

The preparation: It was terribly scary to prepare this tooth, without destroying anything of the tooth, in particular the saw... I consider this to be my best preparation work, a fossil...

J.P. Oliveira