Picture This: The Petrified Forest | The GypsyNesters
Calling it a forest gave us the wrong impression. The petrified trees are all laying on the ground, left there about 225 million years ago during the Late Triassic period.
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From a recently discovered locality in Eastern Germany, this unique petrified wood is replete with sparkling druzy quartz crystalline structures, contrasting with the warm, earthy brown mineral replacement of the original wood. This and more rare fossils for sale on CuratorsEye.com
~19 x 13.3cm. Beautiful slab with blues and browns in classic forms. That flaw in the lower-right..., scratch or fracture? I've changed my mind several times. It looks like a scratch but I suspect that it is a fracture. I used a lot of light to bring up the detail--the slab is much darker than this in normal light.
Hells Canyon Petrified Wood cabochon
This is a cab of Hells Canyon Petrified Wood. Very nice shading to the pattern. It measures 31 x 24 x 6.5mm with a glass finish, a matt back and a low rounded dome. Thanks for dropping by!
Hells Canyon Petrified Wood Cabochon
Here is a beautiful cab of rare Hell's Canyon petrified wood. This material is no longer available for digging. It's said that the rough was collected in the 1950's by an old rockhound. Not long after, they put up a dam in the area. Thus, it is now under water. This was part of his collection of rough. This is just stunning, rare petrified (opalized)wood with the herringbone patterns. This cab has EXTRA nice shading and patterns to it. Cut in a freeform shape, I left the top of the cab…