Hickory petrified wood tree Vantage, Washington
This is a Hickory tree that was found in the Vantage, Washington area some 16 million years ago.
Petrified wood consists mostly of silica in the form of minerals chalcedony and opal.
Petrified wood (from the Greek root petro meaning "rock" or "stone"; literally "wood turned into stone") is the name given to 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.
We do our own cutting and polishing. We make sure that our work is quality. This piece is highly polished.
It measures at: 11 3/8 x 10 1/4 x 1/4