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H307 Petrified Wood

H307 Petrified Wood

$50.00

This is a beautiful heart carved from Petrified Wood from Madagascar.  It measures 4 1/4″ wide x 4″ tall x 1 1/2″ thick and has a very nice polish.  This unique heart has a lovely color mix of various dark reds, browns, grey, tan and even purple with a great design.  Something different for that special person or to add to the collection. 

There is only one exactly like this available.

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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 give 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

Weight1.50 lbs
Dimensions4.25 × 4 × 1.5 in

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