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    Hermanophyton Slab
    Hermanophyton taylorii
    Jurassic
    Morrison Formation, Brushy Basin Member
    East McElmo Creek, Cortez, Colorado, USA

    Considered by many to be THE most collectible variety of Petrified Wood, or, certainly, at least one of them, Hermanophyton is synonymous with rarity, beauty, and collectability. This singular coaster size disk of the coveted material offers the classic appearance of this Jurassic fossil, with the radial "face" amid the, otherwise, blue, red, lightly colored taupe and other putty hues. This slice exhibits an irregular, oval shape, which is adequately thick but not completely even around its circumference. The finish presents very well on this fine example, which is a nearly perfect representation of the prized, uncommon material.
    Overall Measurements: 5.02 x 4.21 x 0.38 inches (12.75 x 10.69 x 0.96 cm)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2018
    18th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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