Maple petrified wood tree Vantage, Washington
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.
Maple Petrified wood tree
16 million years old
We cut and polish our own petrified wood that you see on our website. The pieces are highly polished.