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Petrified wood from Madagascar, 10 x 8 x 21cm. Petrified wood is a special type of fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation. It is the result of a tree or tree-like plants having completely transitioned to stone by the process of permineralization. All the organic materials have been replaced with minerals (mostly a silicate, such as quartz), while retaining the original structure of the stem tissue.

Petrified wood from Madagascar, 10 x 8 x Petrified wood is a special type of fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation. It is the result of a tree or tree-like plants having completely.