100% natural. There were preserved in a clayey sandstones layer, so they are remarkably well preserved, and required very little restoration, other than some small gap fills in the cracks. This would be a great display piece for a museum or public institution.
I sincerely hope this is more of a fossil to your liking. This beautiful vertebra is much rarer than the ones that can catch in the Lourinhã Formation... In addition to this fact, it had the excellent preparation work.
| Fossil Classification And Data Sheet:
J.P. Oliveira - Fossils Collection
|Formation / Deposit: Alcobaça formation, Portugal|
|Layear and Age: Upper Jurassic|
|Elements: Cervical vertebrae / Note: 100% natural|
|Inventory number: REF: VT.01||Date: 2017-12-30|
|Site / Zone: Caldas da Rainha||Rarity: Very, very rare|
|Size: Vertebra - 175mm x 135mm x 70mm approx. Matrix - 230mm x 175mm x 80mm approx|
|Collectors: J.P. Oliveira|
|Price: Contact the seller / make an offer...|
|Shipping costs: Contact the seller