By Ashley Adams

Petrified Wood And Agate

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Canon Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
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UT
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US
Description

PETRIFIED WOOD IS FORMED WHEN MINERALS GROW IN THE CAVITIES OF NATURAL WOOD OVER MANY MILLIONS OF YEARS. AGATIZED PETRIFIED WOOD, WHICH THIS SPECIMEN IS, IS FORMED WHEN AGATE GROWS IN THE CAVITIES AS OPPOSED TO THE MORE COMMON SILICA. THE AGATE GIVES THIS SPECIMEN ITS BEAUTIFUL AND RICH VARIETY OF COLORS.

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Date Added
October 20, 2010
Date Taken
January 1, 1970

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