Small Yellow Cat Petrified Wood Limb

The Jurassic Aged, "Yellow Cat" Petrified Wood of Eastern Utah is some of the most beautiful and sought after petrified wood out there. It's found in the Brushy Basin Member of the Morrison Formation, the same formation known for producing fossils of well known dinosaurs such as Allosaurus and Diplodocus. The Yellow Cat petrified wood is known for it's intense red, orange and yellow colorations which are the result of the presence of iron and other metals. A large limb section of this gem quality wood recently sold for over $50k in auction.

One end of this limb section has been polished to display the brilliant coloration.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Red Wood
LOCATION
Yellowcat Flats, Utah
FORMATION
Brushy Basin Member, Morrison Formation
SIZE
Up to 0.95" wide, 0.6" long
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#14093
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