4.4 CTS OPALISED THEROPOD COLLECTOR ITEM

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 20 x 8 x 5mm
Weight (carats) 4.4 carats

OPALIZED THERODPOD

YOWAH QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA

PALE RED ORANGE GREEN AND A GOLDEN YELLOW TOUCH

TEETH SIMILAR TO THIS ONE HAVE BEEN FOUND AT A NUMBER OF SITES IN THE LIGHTNING RIDGE OPAL FIELDS, AND DINOSAUR COVE AND FLAT ROCKS ON THE COAST OF VICTORIA , THEY WERE ESTIMATED TO BE BETWEEN 115-105 MILLION YEARS OLD

THIS KIND OF TEETH ARE SLIGHTLY YOUNGER, BEING AROUND 98-95 MILLIONS YEARS OLD , CHARACTERISTICS OF THIS TYPE OF THEROPOD TOOTH IS THE NATURE OF THE SERRATED CREST ALONG THE CONCAVE MARGIN. THE FACT THAT THERE ISN’T A CREST ALONG THE CONVEX MARGIN OF THE TOOTH IS A FEATURE THAT SEEMS TO BE PECULIAR TO AUSTRALIA THEROPODS, AS IT IS RARELY SEEN IN THE MAJORITY OF THEROPODS FROM OTHER CONTINENTS, ALSO THIS IS THE FIRST OPALISED THEROPOD TOOTH EVER FOUND IN YOWAH ALONG WITH THE TEETH FROM WINTON, IT IS ALSO THE THIRD THEROPOD FOSSIL FOUND IN THE STATE

$80,000.00 USD

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Auction ID 746384
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