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    SANDSTONE
    Morgantown
    Indiana, USA
    5.7 x 4.01 x 0.41 inches (14.5 x 10.2 x 1.05 cm)


    This block of dendritic Sandstone was self-collected then included in a major mineral collection. It is an ideal example of the natural phenomenon whereby inclusions of iron oxide and manganese oxide have spread between rock layers to form branching crystalline structures called "dendrites" which resemble fern plants. When split open, these rocks reveal natural "paintings" resulting in special specimens of an ordinary sedimentary rock. This rectangular brick features colorful, detailed dendrites on both surfaces.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2015
    9th-16th Thursday-Thursday
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