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    Petrified Wood Slab
    Rhexoxylon
    Triassic
    Gokwe Zimbabwe
    7.87 x 7.09 x 0.43 inches (20.00 x 18.00 x 1.09 cm)

    The exotic locality of Zimbabwe is certainly not the first place that comes to mind when thinking about Petrified Wood, but this rare and unique slab did originate there. With an odd arrangement of natural holes in the center of the mauve and brown colored slice, this trivet is most unusual. It has great color, but it is not typical of most any other variety of fossilized tree. This is a gem from the Triassic of Africa.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    24th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 3,162

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