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    Petrified Conifer Slab
    Araucarioxylon
    Triassic
    Chinle Formation
    Arizona, USA

    This massive slab of Petrified Wood from Arizona was cut and polished to make an incredible wall mount specimen or could even be used as a tabletop. This large piece of Araucarioxylon is basically a round, but it does have an irregular aspect to its shape. The slice of fossilized ancient tree exhibits a primarily white coloration in the center with patches of orange and bands of blue towards the periphery. Of special note are several small cavities featuring Amethyst replacement adding an unusual dimension and color to the already complex and colorful specimen. Ringed patterns can be seen, but the swirls of color dominate this gorgeous piece.
    Overall Measurements: 38.39 x 30.51 x 0.59 inches (97.50 x 77.50 x 1.50 cm)

    Provenance: Central Coast Collection


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2018
    5th-6th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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