Mosasaur Jaw Bone in Matrix - Small - Fossil


Quality: Standard
Price:
Sale price$55.00 CAD

Description

Mined from: Morocco

Era: Mesozoic
Geological Age: 66mya

Description: These Mosasaur jaws consist of real mosasaur teeth that have been repositioned on sandstone from the mine. Mosasaur was a predator of the ancient oceans. They had a long stumpy tail and paddle-like limbs which helped the Mosasaur glide through the sea and devour pray with ease. They have sharp cone shaped teeth and a massive jaw.   The teeth are real mosasaur fossil teeth, and even the bone fragments are real fossil, however, the piece is reconstructed for display purposes.
This must be done though, otherwise no one would buy bone chips. The tectonic plates move as fast as your finger nails grow. add those 2 inches per year over millions of years... and the ground has had a lot of time to smoosh, smear and pulverize fossils. There are really not many, if any fossils that aren't reconstructed...

Approximate Size of 1 piece: 120mm x 160mm x 45mm
Approximate Weight of 1 piece: 950g

We do our best to buy quality products- although not every rock is the same. If you choose to purchase the "staff pick option", we will select the best of the batch for you. Otherwise, it will be at random from the larger batch we have in stock

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