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EGG406 Petrified Wood

EGG406 Petrified Wood


Here is a very nice larger Petrified Wood egg. It measures 3 3/4″ tall x 2 3/4″ in diameter with a nice polish. This egg has a beautiful color combination of Reds, White and Browns in a gorgeous design. It would make a great addition to your collection. This type of material is known for the occasional internal fractures and flat areas which are common to Petrified Wood. A beautiful egg indeed! 

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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.

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Weight1.75 lbs
Dimensions3.75 × 3.75 × 2.75 in

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