Description

    "Van Gogh" Stone Free-Form
    Hartshorne Sandstone
    Pennsylvanian Age, Haskell County
    Oklahoma, USA
    13.77 x 9.05 x 0.56 inches (35.00 x 23.00 x 1.44 cm)

    This unique "fossil" known as "Van Gogh" stone is essentially prehistoric beach sand that was preserved when colonial micro-organisms created an interwoven mat immortalizing the "ripple marks" in the sand. The fine-grained material now is hardened textural surface with "worm-like" deposits covering the slab, which is an uneven shape. This decorative specimen was created by stromatolites millions of years ago.

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


    Estimate: $300 - up.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    12th-19th Thursday-Thursday
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