Geunuine Petrified Wood Fossil Display Piece LgC - 15" wide

Genuine petrified wood fossil specimen. Petrified wood (from the Greek root petro meaning "rock" or "stone"; literally "wood turned into stone") is the name given to a special type of fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation. It is the result of a tree having turned completely into stone by the process of permineralization. All the organic materials have been replaced with minerals (mostly a silicate, such as quartz), while retaining the original structure of the wood. Polished to show detail. Great earth science resource or fossil gift. 15" x 10 3/4" x 3/4

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