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Quartz var. Petrified Wood from Petrified Forest near Holbrook, Navajo County, Arizona

 
Quartz var. Petrified Wood from Petrified Forest near Holbrook, Navajo County, Arizona

Quartz var. Petrified Wood from Petrified Forest near Holbrook, Navajo County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 33896
Mineral:Quartz var. Petrified Wood
Locality:Petrified Forest near Holbrook, Navajo County, Arizona
Description:A beautiful polished cross-section of a petrified Araucarioxylon (pine) tree trunk. The original wood was replaced atom by atom with quartz chalcedony leaving the original shape visible. Polished by Jack Rorer in geology lab at the University. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #296; Purchased on a cross country trip in 1948.
Overall Size:11x11x3.5 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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