Petrified Wood Gallery
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Petrified Wood

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petrified wood
 

$325.00

  

GAL520B  MADAGASCAR PETRIFIED WOOD  

Here is a very nice specimen of Petrified Wood slab from Madagascar.  This large beautiful slab has a very nice wood grain highlights mixed in around the various rich Red, Tan, Brown and Black colors with a very different composition.  It has a very rough and rugged outside edge adding to it's personality. There are also some neat crystal and cavity areas adding to it's beauty. The lovely piece has a good polish on both the sides bringing out the unique character of this specimen.  The petrified wood measures 17 1/8" x 15 3/8" x 1" thick and weighs over 16 lbs. 

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  Petrified Wood is a type of a fossil as it consists of fossil wood where all the organic materials have been replaced with minerals while retaining the original structure of the wood.  These minerals are most often Silicates such as Quartz.  Other minerals, Manganese, Iron and Copper, in the water or mud during the petrification process gives Petrified Wood a variety of color ranges: black - Carbon; green/blue - Copper; red/brown/yellow - Iron.  Petrified Wood can preserve the original structure of the wood in all its detail all the way down to the microscopic level.  Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

 

petrified wood

$140.00

 

GAL521B   PETRIFIED PALM WOOD  

Here is a beautiful and unique specimen of  Petrified Palm Wood from Burma (Myanmar).  This slab has a very nice Palm Wood grain design with a great mix of Brown, Beige, and White colors. It has a very rough and even jagged outside edge that only addS to the awesome character of the petrified wood. The piece has an excellent polish on one side bringing out the very unique attributes of this specimen. It measures 11 5/8" x 9 1/4" x  1/2" thick and weighs nearly just over 3 lbs. An excellent addition to any collection! 

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Petrified Wood is a type of a fossil as it consists of fossil wood where all the organic materials have been replaced with minerals while retaining the original structure of the wood.  These minerals are most often Silicates such as Quartz.  Other minerals, Manganese, Iron and Copper, in the water or mud during the petrification process gives Petrified Wood a variety of color ranges: black - Carbon; green/blue - Copper; red/brown/yellow - Iron.  Petrified Wood can preserve the original structure of the wood in all its detail all the way down to the microscopic level.  Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

 

 

 

petrified wood

$250.00

 

GAL522B  MADAGASCAR PETRIFIED WOOD     

This is a very nice slab of  Petrified Wood from Madagascar.  The very colorful petrified wood has nice rich reddish, tan and brown colors with lots of black and various other colored accents that bring out the grains off the wood. This fabulous slab is highly polished on both sides to bring out the wonderful character of this awesome piece and has a natural texture of the outer bark on the outer unpolished surface.  The exceptional petrified wood measures 17" x 11 1/4" x nearly 3/4" thick and weighs nearly 10 1/2 pounds. 

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Petrified Wood is a type of a fossil as it consists of fossil wood where all the organic materials have been replaced with minerals while retaining the original structure of the wood.  These minerals are most often Silicates such as Quartz.  Other minerals, Manganese, Iron and Copper, in the water or mud during the petrification process gives Petrified Wood a variety of color ranges: black - Carbon; green/blue - Copper; red/brown/yellow - Iron.  Petrified Wood can preserve the original structure of the wood in all its detail all the way down to the microscopic level.  Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

 

 

 

petrified wood

$375.00

 

GAL523c  ARIZONA PETRIFIED WOOD

This is an exceptionally nice Petrified Wood slab from Arizona.   The fabulous Petrifed Wood has nice rich reds and various grays with a multitude of accent colors and a neat natural texture on the unpolished edge surfaces.  The very colorful petrified wood measures 16" x nearly 12" x 1 1/8" thick; weighs 15 1/2 pounds and has a smooth, highly polished face.  This gorgeous piece was cut and polished in our own lapidary department.

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Petrified Wood is a type of a fossil as it consists of fossil wood where all the organic materials have been replaced with minerals while retaining the original structure of the wood.  These minerals are most often Silicates such as Quartz.  Other minerals, Manganese, Iron and Copper, in the water or mud during the petrification process gives Petrified Wood a variety of color ranges: black - Carbon; green/blue - Copper; red/brown/yellow - Iron.  Petrified Wood can preserve the original structure of the wood in all its detail all the way down to the microscopic level.  Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

 

petrified wood

$150.00

 

GAL524b  ARIZONA PETRIFIED WOOD

Here is a very nice specimen of Petrified Wood from Arizona. This gorgeous specimen has a nice mix of colors found only in Arizona Petrified Wood including various Reds, Grays with Cream and Black accents. The piece has a smooth high polish on the top surface bringing out the unique character of this specimen.  The petrified wood measures 10" x 8 1/8" x almost 2 1/4" thick and weighs nearly 8 1/2 lbs.  This piece was cut and polished in our own lapidary department.

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Petrified Wood is a type of a fossil as it consists of fossil wood where all the organic materials have been replaced with minerals while retaining the original structure of the wood.  These minerals are most often Silicates such as Quartz.  Other minerals, Manganese, Iron and Copper, in the water or mud during the petrification process gives Petrified Wood a variety of color ranges: black - Carbon; green/blue - Copper; red/brown/yellow - Iron.  Petrified Wood can preserve the original structure of the wood in all its detail all the way down to the microscopic level.  Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

 

 

 

petrified wood

$260.00

 

GAL525b  INDONESIA PETRIFIED WOOD    

Here is a gorgeous specimen of Petrified Wood from Indonesia.  Petrified Wood is fossilized from trees in the Oligocene Epoch, between 20 to 40 million years ago.  This wonderful piece has nice wood grain highlights mixed in around the Reddish, Tan and Light Brown colors with an attractive design.  It has very detailed wood grain and an interesting texture on the outer "tree bark" edges.  The very pretty slab has a nice polish on both faces and plenty of character throughout.  The colorful petrified wood slab measures almost 14 1/8" x 13 1/4" x 7/8" thick and weighs almost 10 3/8 lbs.  Our pictures don't do this fabulous specimen proper justice. 

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Petrified Wood is a type of a fossil as it consists of fossil wood where all the organic materials have been replaced with minerals while retaining the original structure of the wood.  These minerals are most often Silicates such as Quartz.  Other minerals, Manganese, Iron and Copper, in the water or mud during the petrification process gives Petrified Wood a variety of color ranges: black - Carbon; green/blue - Copper; red/brown/yellow - Iron.  Petrified Wood can preserve the original structure of the wood in all its detail all the way down to the microscopic level.  Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

 

 

 

petrified wood

$240.00

 

GAL526c  MADAGASCAR PETRIFIED WOOD

Here is a very nice specimen of Petrified Palm Wood from Madagascar.  Petrified Wood is fossilized from trees in the Oligocene Epoch, between 20 to 40 million years ago.  This exceptional specimen has good wood grain highlights mixed in around the various Tan, Red, Grey and Brown colors with very different design.  The beautiful piece has a good polish on both faces and plenty of character throughout.   The outer edge is left natural and only adds to the character of this very, very nice piece.  The awesome petrified wood slab measures almost 15" x 13 1/2" x 7/8" thick and weighs 11 1/2 lbs.  Pictures just don't do this fabulous specimen proper justice.

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Petrified Wood is a type of a fossil as it consists of fossil wood where all the organic materials have been replaced with minerals while retaining the original structure of the wood.  These minerals are most often Silicates such as Quartz.  Other minerals, Manganese, Iron and Copper, in the water or mud during the petrification process gives Petrified Wood a variety of color ranges: black - Carbon; green/blue - Copper; red/brown/yellow - Iron.  Petrified Wood can preserve the original structure of the wood in all its detail all the way down to the microscopic level.  Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

 

 

 

petrified wood

$300.00

 

GAL527B  MADAGASCAR PETRIFIED WOOD    

Here is a beautiful specimen of  petrified wood from Madagascar.  This awesome piece has nice wood grain highlights mixed in around the various and different Tan and Brown colors with accents of Orange and Red with a very nice design.  The gorgeous piece has a nice polish on both sides bringing out the wonderful character of this specimen from any angle. It also has neat open cavities that go clear through and visible from both sides as well as neat subtle crystal areas. The outer edge is natural with a very cool irregular shape and texture.  The lovely petrified wood measures 16 3/8" wide x 15 3/8" x 7/8" thick and weighs over 14 lbs.  Again, pictures don't do this fantastic Petrified Wood specimen proper justice. 

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Petrified Wood is a type of a fossil as it consists of fossil wood where all the organic materials have been replaced with minerals while retaining the original structure of the wood.  These minerals are most often Silicates such as Quartz.  Other minerals, Manganese, Iron and Copper, in the water or mud during the petrification process gives Petrified Wood a variety of color ranges: black - Carbon; green/blue - Copper; red/brown/yellow - Iron.  Petrified Wood can preserve the original structure of the wood in all its detail all the way down to the microscopic level.  Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

 

 

 

petrified wood

$175.00

 

GAL528b  MADAGASCAR PETRIFIED WOOD    

Here is a beautiful specimen of Cypress petrified wood from Madagascar.  This outstanding piece has nice wood grain highlights mixed in around the various and different Brown colors with accents of Orange and Red with a very nice design.  It has some smaller crystal cavities scattered about adding to the character.  The stunning petrified wood has a nice polish on both sides bringing out the unique character of this specimen from any angle.  The outer edge is natural with a very cool irregular shape and texture.  The impressive petrified wood measures 13 5/8" x 14" x almost 5/8" thick and weighs nearly 7 1/4 lbs.  Once again, pictures don't do this fantastic Petrified Wood specimen proper justice. 

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Petrified Wood is a type of a fossil as it consists of fossil wood where all the organic materials have been replaced with minerals while retaining the original structure of the wood.  These minerals are most often Silicates such as Quartz.  Other minerals, Manganese, Iron and Copper, in the water or mud during the petrification process gives Petrified Wood a variety of color ranges: black - Carbon; green/blue - Copper; red/brown/yellow - Iron.  Petrified Wood can preserve the original structure of the wood in all its detail all the way down to the microscopic level.  Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

 

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