1.50" Allosaurus Tooth - Skull Creek, CO

 
 
This is a good sized, 1.51" long tooth of Allosaurus fragilis from the Skull Creek Quarry near Dinosaur, CO It has good enamel preservation though most of the serrations are worn.

This tooth comes from what is being called the "Salt & Pepper Layer" in the quarry. A meter and a half thick sandy layer which probably represents a river channel deposit. It mostly contains 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 Skull Creek Quarry.
A view of operations at the Skull Creek Quarry.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Allosaurus fragilis
LOCATION
"Salt & Pepper Layer", Skull Creek Quarry, Dinosaur, CO
FORMATION
Morrison Formation
SIZE
1.50" long (straightline)
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#12485
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