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Quartz var. Silicified Wood (Petrified Wood) from Petrified Forest, Apache County, Arizona

 
Quartz var. Silicified Wood (Petrified Wood) from Petrified Forest, Apache County, Arizona

Quartz var. Silicified Wood (Petrified Wood) from Petrified Forest, Apache County, Arizona

Quartz var. Silicified Wood (Petrified Wood) from Petrified Forest, Apache County, Arizona

Quartz var. Silicified Wood (Petrified Wood) from Petrified Forest, Apache County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 44705
Mineral:Quartz var. Silicified Wood (Petrified Wood)
Locality:Petrified Forest, Apache County, Arizona
Description:Slab of petrified wood with one face sawn flat and polished to highlight the internal colors and patterns. The wood was originally buried and replaced atom by atom with silica (quartz), which is why it is technically labeled as silicified wood. Ex. Upsala College
Overall Size:11x8x2 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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