DescriptionVAN GOGH STONE
Haskell County, Oklahoma, USA
19.64 x 9.84 x 0.68 inches (49.9 x 25 x 1.75 cm)
Minerals are probably more often thought of as decorative items than fossils, but there are certainly exceptions. Once referred to as "petrified beach sand" and known as Van Gogh Stone, the material is the result of microbially induced sedimentary structures. Dating back some 300 million years, this is a rather unique fossil with a definite decorative aspect. This beautiful natural art which would make the most interesting of wall hangings has a "worm-like" texture with a range of colors going from orangey-yellow to grayish-green. This is an intriguing piece with a great back story, but the key is it looks great.
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