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H510 Petrified Wood

H510 Petrified Wood

$60.00

This is an exceptional gemstone Heart carved from Petrified Wood from Madagascar.  This very neat heart has lots of color and great design.  It measures  4″ wide x 3 1/2″ tall x 1 3/4″ thick.  The Petrified Wood Heart has a great polish and would complete any collection.  A real beauty.

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 × 3.5 × 1.75 in

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