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Quartz var. Petrified Wood from Vincentown, Burlington County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Petrified Wood from Vincentown, Burlington County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Petrified Wood from Vincentown, Burlington County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Petrified Wood from Vincentown, Burlington County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 38405
Mineral:Quartz var. Petrified Wood
Locality:Vincentown, Burlington County, New Jersey
Description:Twisted specimen of petrified (silicified) wood with well defined wood grain visible on all surfaces. The original wood organic matter was replaced molecule by molecule by quartz (silica) leaving the original structure visible. Ex. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia collection #2695, presented by Col. T.M. Bryan
Overall Size:22x3x2 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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