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Quartz var. Petrified Coniferous Wood (Silicified Wood) from Cretaceous Potomac Group sediments, Washington, District of Columbia

 
Quartz var. Petrified Coniferous Wood (Silicified Wood) from Cretaceous Potomac Group sediments, Washington, District of Columbia

Quartz var. Petrified Coniferous Wood (Silicified Wood) from Cretaceous Potomac Group sediments, Washington, District of Columbia

Quartz var. Petrified Coniferous Wood (Silicified Wood) from Cretaceous Potomac Group sediments, Washington, District of Columbia

Quartz var. Petrified Coniferous Wood (Silicified Wood) from Cretaceous Potomac Group sediments, Washington, District of Columbia

Quartz var. Petrified Coniferous Wood (Silicified Wood) from Cretaceous Potomac Group sediments, Washington, District of Columbia

DESCRIPTION:No. 75840
Mineral:Quartz var. Petrified Coniferous Wood (Silicified Wood)
Locality:Cretaceous Potomac Group sediments, Washington, District of Columbia
Description:Well preserved rectangular specimen of petrified woof (silicified wood) with small translucent brown quartz crystals on one surface. The wood dates to 112-136 million years old and is from a conifer tree. Ex. Martin Farber collection
Overall Size:5x5x1.5 mm
Crystals:0.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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