Small Tumbled Madagascar Petrified Wood

This petrified wood ranges in color from red, purple to brown and most it has banding patterns from the wood grain. The pieces range from about 3/4" to 1" wide and are chosen at random from our bulk supply. The pictures are representative of the specimen you will receive, so there may be some slight variation in shape and color.

Petrified or agatized wood is the name given to ancient wood that has been turned into stone (fossilized) through the process of permineralization. All of the organic matter becomes replaced by minerals, primarily silica leaving much of the detail such as tree rings still visible. 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. ing decomposition) and with flowing mineral laden water.
FOR SALE
$2
348 Available
Quantity Discounts
3 to 9 Pieces
$1.50
10+ Pieces
$1
DETAILS
TYPE
Petrified Wood
SPECIES
Araucaria sp.
AGE
Triassic
LOCATION
Ambilobe, Madagascar
SIZE
3/4" to 1" wide