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    Petrified Wood Irregular Round
    Araucarioxylon arizonicum
    Triassic
    Chinle Formation
    Arizona, USA

    This irregular shaped slab of "rainbow" Petrified Wood from Arizona is most notable for its vibrant color. Brilliant magenta, red and mustard punctuates this statement piece which also features a dark brownish "ghostly" core. This is simply a nice big piece of spectacular Petrified Wood. While the odd shape of such a specimen may not make it suitable as a furnishing as more than an odd accent table, it certainly can be hung on a wall for maximum dramatic effect. The bold color scheme would stand out against most every backdrop, and a top quality example of a 200-million-year-old fossil is always a conversation starter. This is just one great slab with a myriad of appealing colors and a complex pattern. This ancient pine tree is a rather contemporary looking work of natural art. The State Fossil of Arizona is well represented here.
    Overall Measurements: 20 x 18.5 x 1 inches (50.8 x 46.99 x 2.54 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.
    Stand shown in image for photo purposes only. Specimen does not come with a base.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    2nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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