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    PETRIFIED WOOD SLAB
    Araucarioxylon arizonicum
    Triassic
    Chinle Formation
    Arizona, USA
    8.85 x 7.71 x 0.66 inches (22.5 x 19.6 x 1.7 cm)


    The so-called "rainbow" Petrified Wood from the famed Chinle Formation of Arizona is no doubt some of the most prized plant fossil material in the world. Dating back an amazing 200 million years ago, the slab here has much to offer an admirer. The core is naturally sectioned into areas of dark magenta and mustard yellow bordered by a rust, orange-red that terminates in a rind with infusions of black edging. This generally round slab features an attractive "notch" that preserved this remnant of the living tree.




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    16th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 16
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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