Beautiful 9.6" Petrified Wood Round - Utah

This is a beautiful, dark, 9.6" wide petrified wood round from the Chinle Formation of Garfield County, Utah. The slab has been polished to a mirror like finish on one side and comes with a display stand.

This round was part of a old petrified wood collection that I recently bought containing petrified wood from many unusual locations. Be sure to keep an eye out for more great specimens.

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.
FOR SALE
$155 $124
DETAILS
SPECIES
Unidentified
LOCATION
Garfield County, Utah
FORMATION
Chinle Formation, Painted Desert Member
SIZE
9.6x8.2", 1" thick
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#39025
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