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    Petrified Wood Slab
    Araucarioxylon arizonicum
    Triassic
    Chinle Formation
    Arizona, USA
    8.3 x 6.69 x 0.6 inches (21.1 x 17 x 1.53 cm)


    The Petrified Wood from Arizona is desirable mainly because of its myriad of brilliant colors. Sometimes pieces have more of a singular hue which will appeal to those collectors with a penchant for a particular shade. This nice 8 inch (20.32 cm) slab is primarily blue, and this azure example is a soothing subtle slate over most of the polished surface which is outlined irregularly by a border that is jet black interspersed with other colors. The back side has been coated to add stability, but this stout specimen is solid regardless.


    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2015
    13th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 431

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