6.1 Dicot Petrified Wood Slice - Texas

This is a spectacular slice of Dicot (a type of broad leaf tree) petrified wood from the Yegua Formation of Texas. It is a collector quality slab with amazing wood grain detail. It has been polished with no dull spots or scuff marks. Comes with a display stand.

Petrified wood is the name given to wood that has been turned into stone (fossilized) through the process of permineralization. All of the organic matter becomes replaced by minerals, while much of the original structure such as tree rings in retained. For this to happen the wood needs to be buried in an environment both low in oxygen (preventing decomposition) and with flowing mineral laden water.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Dicot
AGE
LOCATION
Leon County, Texas
FORMATION
Yegua Formation
SIZE
6.1"x5.1", .3" thick
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#63461
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