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    Description

    Petrified Conifer Stump
    Araucarioxylon
    Triassic
    Chinle Formation
    Arizona, USA

    This colossal contour Petrified Wood stump looks as attractive as it is heavy. The truly giant fossil will not move once it is installed and represents everything to be desired in a fossilized tree section. An undulating surface has been polished to a slick finish. The 'window' to the core of the ancient botanical exudes a haunting appeal with dark and mysterious black and brown ghostly hues which cover the big surface. The preserved "bark" rind around the stout specimen confirms the natural origin of this enormous log. The center of the piece has a light colored area that could represent some "fill" typical of the Petrified Wood material when it is cut and polished. The voluminous specimen will dominate any environment.
    Overall Measurements: 22.00 x 18.50 x 10.50 inches (55.88 x 46.99 x 26.67 cm)




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2018
    18th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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