Description"Van Gogh" Stone Free-Form
12.00 x 8.89 x 0.64 inches (30.50 x 22.60 x 1.63 cm)
This roughly triangular-shaped example features a highly textured surface of relatively wide "worms" of reddish to golden brown color. This aptly named piece of "Van Gogh" stone is often referred to as fossil beach sand. Prehistoric activity of a stromatolite colony resulted in a fibrous mat that captured a unique "footprint" of the ancient beach in between tides which was once the home for these micro-organisms.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
Estimate: $300 - up.
Condition report available upon request.
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