Add a beautiful slab of petrified wood to your fossil collection
Colors range from dark brown, to tan, to orange
One slab 2"x1"
Petrified wood is a fossil. It forms when plant material is buried by sediment and protected from decay due to oxygen and organisms. Then, groundwater rich in dissolved solids flows through the sediment, replacing the original plant material with silica, calcite, pyrite, or another inorganic material such as opal. The result is a fossil of the original woody material that often exhibits preserved details of the bark, wood, and cellular structures.
As with all of Mother Nature's creations, appearance will vary, but the item you receive will be similar in quality to the photos above.