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    Petrified Wood Slab
    Palm
    Mid-Cretaceous
    Biyadh Sandstone Formation
    Jabel Mikhyat, Al Badi, Saudi Arabia
    11.81 x 5.11 x 0.61 inches (30.00 x 13.00 x 1.57 cm)



    This rare unique shaped slab of Palm yields from Saudi Arabia. The shape is reminiscent of a river with sediments laying at the bottom of the clear water while the banks are lined with darker mud. This well polished example of collectable wood has an impressive color combination including bands of black, blue, gray, brown, white and pockets of clear Quartz crystals. The flowing shape is bordered with an ancient "bark," leaving little else to be desired. Material from this locality can no longer be collected.

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


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    3rd Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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