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    Petrified Wood Slab
    Tietea singularis
    Permian
    Brazil
    6.14 x 4.37 x 1.15 inches (15.60 x 11.10 x 2.93 cm)

    This specimen is truly just "peachy" both in form and, obviously, in color. This ancient Brazilian tree fern belonged to the Marattialean class and grew to almost 40 feet (12 meters) in height. The porous nature of the wood is evident upon inspection of the cut surface. The polished end exhibits an intricate pattern closer to the core, and the unusually thick 1 inch (2.5 cm) rind is a rugged stark white which really stands in sharp contrast to the subtle and muted peach, pink, and salmon that mixes with the tan in this color palette.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    10th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 538

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