1.65" Fossil Crocodilian (Goniopholid) Tooth In Situ - Texas

 
 
 
This is a really nice, large, fossil crocodilian tooth still embedded in the rock that it was found it. Only minimal prep had been done to expose the tooth and stabilize the rock. It was collected just a few weeks ago from Aguja Formation in Texas. A really cool piece.

Comes with a display stand.

This specimen was collected within the past year on private deeded property in Brewster County, Texas. You won't see any other dinosaur material from the Aguja & Javelina Formations for sale because nearly all of the formation lies the borders of a national park or in Mexico which can not be collected. One of our partners was lucky enough to purchase several hundred acres of ranch land in Texas containing a good exposure of these formations.

These formations are equivalent age to the Judith River Formations in the Northern US/Alberta. Because relatively little collecting has been done on these formations in Texas most of the species remain undescribed. Our partner has been putting important material into research collections and working with museums and researchers, so in the coming years their work will help lead to these dinosaurs being formally described.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Goniopholid
LOCATION
Javelina Creek Ranch, Brewster County, Texas
FORMATION
Upper Aguja Formation
SIZE
Tooth 1.65" long, Rock 6.3x3.4"
ITEM
#88722
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