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    Petrified Wood Stump
    Araucarioxylon arizonicum
    Triassic, Chinle Formation
    Arizona, USA
    4.05 x 3.54 x 4.13 inches (10.30 x 9.00 x 10.50 cm)

    Not surprisingly, Petrified Wood from Arizona is popular due to its amazing colors and fine preservation. On occasions, a specimen will have a unique characteristic that really makes it special. This is one such case. This piece is a "stump" of the 200 million year old material with a bark rind rounding out this log with a polished face. This piece of wood actually looks "old" with the surface exhibiting rust red as well as subtle blue colors. This solid example is comprehensive with the top and sides being very interesting.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    1st Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 626

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