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    Petrified Wood Freeform
    Araucarioxylon arizonicum
    Triassic, Chinle Formation
    Arizona, USA

    The "rainbow" Petrified Wood material from Arizona is some of the best from anywhere in the world. Its brilliant colors alone make it universally appreciated, and fine specimens that have been expertly cut and polished are some of the most attractive of all fossils. This case in point is an incredibly colorful slab which measures a solid 21 inches (53 cm) at its maximum diameter. This freeform piece is a true "classic" with the entire myriad of colors showcased: red, magenta, mustard yellow, blue, black, mauve, and even white. This 200 million year old example of a fossilized pine tree has been designed for use as a wall hanging or as an end table. The slab has been reinforced for stability on the back, and the multicolored face speaks for itself. This is a statement piece - whether in a collection or incorporated into furniture.
    Overall Measurements: 21.0 x 20.0 inches (53.3 x 50.8 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    4th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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