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Chalcedony Psm Fossil Wood

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Chalcedony Psm Fossil Wood

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Description
Locality: 
Käskorb Sand Pit, Kelmis, Verviers, Liège Province, Belgium
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
15 × 9.3 × 3 cm
Description

Rare slice of a chalcedony pseudomorph after fossil wood with burrows of  the teredo shipworm at the sides and back (last not pictured) from the new find from the Käskorb sandpit. Fine purplish annual rings, colored by a iron-oxide & chalcedony (?).

Not many pieces of this special fossil wood appeared on the market.

Polished on one side.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chalcedony

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kadıköy (Chalcedon), Istanbul Province, Marmara Region, Turkey

Wood

Variety Of: 

Plant

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