By Bob Faucher

Petrified Wood

State/Province/Region
UT
Country
US
Nearest Area
Escalante Petrified Forest SP
Town
Escalante
Notes

RAW capture; f/5.6 @ 1/160 sec; -2 EV; ISO 100; Auto exposure; average metering; Auto WB

Description

Late afternoon sun perfuses the broken end of a large petrified log revealing the luminous depth of the exposed myriad colors. Ferric oxide (Hematite) imbues the quartz with red; iron hydroxide (hydrogoethite), with yellow and buff; chromium ions, green; cobalt ions, blue.

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Date Added
November 20, 2012
Date Taken
January 1, 1970

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