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    Petrified Hermanophyton Slab
    Hermanophyton taylorii
    Jurassic
    Morrison Formation, Brushy Basin Member
    East McElmo Creek, Cortez, Colorado, USA

    This relatively small slab of Petrified Wood makes a big statement as Hermanophyton is considered by many as the most collectible variety of the type. This material is rare, unique and beautiful making it very highly prized among collectors. Dating to the Jurassic, this slab has been polished to highlight the core patterning that resembles a kaleidoscope and perfectly represents the structure of the original wood. This slice is a classic and is simply captivating to view. The color palette is quite neutral, but the contrast between light and dark results in an artistic combination. This piece should attract collectors in droves.
    Overall Measurements: 5.25 x 4.15 x 0.30 inches (13.33 x 10.54 x 0.75 cm)

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


    Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    December
    15th Saturday 10:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    December
    15th Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    3 Days 13h 16m 8s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: 5
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 72001-72250) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Saturday, December 15, 2018.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Design District Showroom
    1518 Slocum Street
    Dallas, TX 75207

    Current Bid:
    $750
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