Description

    Petrified Wood Slab
    Araucarioxylon arizonicum
    Triassic
    Chinle Formation
    Arizona, USA


    It is not necessary to "gild the lily" when it comes to slabs of colorful Petrified Wood from Arizona. This ancient pine is universally considered some of the best of its kind in the world, and only a fraction of all Petrified Wood is suitable for cutting and polishing. This classic slab measuring nearly 15 inches (38 cm) in diameter has been cut and polished to highlight the myriad of hues on this truly captivating example. This slab is simply a classic in terms of the Araucarioxylon from the famous locality with the colors and patterns which are characteristic of the "rainbow" wood from rocks of the 200 million-year-old Chinle Formation.
    Overall Measurements: 14.88 x 12.72 x 0.83 inches (37.80 x 32.30 x 2.10 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.


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


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    3rd Thursday
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