Description

    PETRIFIED WOOD SLAB
    Araucarioxylon arizonicum
    Triassic
    Chinle Formation
    Arizona, USA
    10.7 x 9.76 x 0.67 inches (27.2 x 24.8 x 1.71 cm)


    When it comes to Petrified Wood, at least in terms of attractiveness and popularity among the general population, it is hard to beat the so-called "rainbow" wood from Arizona. The colorful ancient pine tree fossils, especially when cut and polished to reveal their most appealing qualities, are simply the best of the best. This incredible slab measuring a full 10.5 inches (26.67 cm) across has it all - good size, great color, and interesting patterns. A dark "core" dominates the center of this 200 million year old slab that features a myriad of colors from white to blue to gray and from red to magenta to black. This is amazing.




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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    14th-21st Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
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