Description

    Petrified Wood Slab
    Araucarioxylon arizonicum
    Triassic
    Chinle Formation
    Arizona, USA
    13.77 x 10.23 x 0.83 inches (35.00 x 26.00 x 2.12 cm)

    This is an exceptional specimen of "rainbow" Petrified Wood from Arizona, with all of the characteristics that are desirable in this colorful fossil material. And, of most significance, it is a relatively HUGE slab, at 14 inches (35.5 cm) across! The colors are vibrant with a myriad of rich orange-reds, soft blues and deep magentas which are punctuated with linear patterns of jet-black as though the wood was tattooed with a sharpie pen (naturally, of course). This could even be the top of a small end table. It is truly awesome.

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


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    3rd-10th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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