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    Petrified Conifer Log
    Araucarioxylon
    Triassic
    Chinle Formation, Painted Desert Member
    Upper End Mackelprang Wash, Navajo County, Arizona, USA


    Examples of Petrified Wood is often all about color, and rare hues like this incomparable mint green are truly something special. Measuring nearly 13 inches (33 cm) long, this piece features an outstanding and complex preserved bark over the exterior of the specimen with a polished window on the end adding to the character of this highly collectible sample. The presence of Chromium causes the extremely rare and unusual fossilization of wood in the all green hue. This is a very large piece of the rare green hued wood.
    Overall Measurements: 12.60 x 3.94 x 5.12 inches (32.00 x 10.00 x 13.00 cm)

    Provenance: The Property from an East Coast Collection
    Bonhams, Los Angeles, May 16, 2004 (lot 1193)


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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2019
    28th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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