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    PETRIFIED WOOD SLAB
    Palm
    Eocene
    Yagua Formation, South Texas
    10.23 x 7.87 x 0.34 inches (26 x 20 x 0.87 cm)


    Petrified palm wood is actually the State Rock of Texas, and much of it has a characteristic black "heart" so well exemplified with this fine specimen. The porous wood is delicately preserved with this example, and the excellent polish helps set off the two-tone nature of this piece with a black core and a grayish-white edge. As an added bonus, this specimen has a hole in the middle which essentially bisects the piece into two similar - albeit very different sized - slabs each with its own dark core and light perimeter. This is a really interesting piece of petrified wood not to mention it being a fossil that is some 50 million years old!




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    14th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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