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

Vantage, Washington

Measurements: 10 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 3/8

Our pieces are highly polished. We do our own cutting and polishing.