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T-Rex Tooth?


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Hi all. I've been into fossils for a while and have become somewhat obsessed with picking up a t-rex tooth. However, there seem to be a lot of questionable ones out there.


I'd greatly appreciate thoughts on the following:




The base width v. thickness seems to fit the standard of > 0.6, and the serrations per centimeter appears pretty low (no measurement given, but the tooth is 1 1/8"). The tooth also does not appear to have a lot of curvature.


Any thoughts? Thanks in advance.

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I am by no means an expert, but I would not pay $800 for that. Could be T-Rex I guess, but it is in terrible shape, at least to my eyes.

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Thanks. Yeah, the condition is not good, though I think sometimes this tooth is at a reduced price.

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What you are looking at is most likly a partial Rex tooth, so its just the tip. Way overpriced for what they are offering. My suggestion is to keep looking.

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