Fine polished Petrified Wood Slice - Dipterocarpus sp. - 27×24×3 cm

Description
Fine polished Petrified Wood Slice - Dipterocarpus sp. - 27×24×3 cm
NEOGENE-Miocene, Aquitanian (20.44–23.03 million years) - Indonesia

Very decorative slice from the trunk of a Dipterocarpus species. Beautifully polished. Heavy quality with all the details and structure very nicely visible.

Comes without the metal display of the photo.

This object is the trunk of a petrified tree (fossil wood) from Indonesia.
The bark and tree structure are very well preserved and all the details are very well visible.

Petrified wood is a stone that can form because trees end up under a thick layer of volcanic ash. The ash contains minerals that dissolve in the groundwater. The wood does not rot and the ground water enters into the tree and the minerals are deposited in the wood cells. Slowly but surely, the minerals take the place of the wood cells. This process happens so slow that the structure of the wood is preserved perfectly.

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Lot details
Object
Fine polished Petrified Wood Slice
Scientific name
Dipterocarpus sp.
Origin
Indonesia
Geological Period
NEOGENE-Miocene, Aquitanian (20.44–23.03 million years)
Condition
Good condition
Treatment
Hand-polished
Dimensions
27×24×3 cm
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