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GAL502 PETRIFIED WOOD

GAL502 PETRIFIED WOOD

$125.00

Here’s an absolutely stunning piece of Petrified Wood from Dubois, Wyoming. This fabulous piece actually resembles a Brazil Agate but is indeed Petrified Wood from a very old Private Collection we recently acquired. It has great color, neat crystal cavity and fabulous design. It measures 7″ x 6 7/8″ x just over 1″, has a good polish on the front face and weighs nearly 3 1/2 lbs. Grab this rare beauty quick!

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Description

Petrified Wood is a type of a fossil as it consists of fossil wood where all the organic materials have been replaced with minerals while retaining the original structure of the wood.  These minerals are most often Silicates such as Quartz.  Other minerals, Manganese, Iron and Copper, in the water or mud during the petrification process gives Petrified Wood a variety of color ranges: black – Carbon; green/blue – Copper; red/brown/yellow – Iron.  Petrified Wood can preserve the original structure of the wood in all its detail all the way down to the microscopic level.  Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

Additional information

Weight3.5 lbs
Dimensions7 × 6.875 × 1 in

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