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  1. New Araucaria Wood Bookends 317mm

    Araucaria Wood Bookends 317mm

    The petrified Araucaria wood bookends 317mm have been curated for interiors around the world. The petrified fossil wood originating in Madagascar, has been beautifully cut and polished from an ancient buried tree. The refreshingly modern accented quartered forms have been polished with a high degree of skilled competence creating the stylish quality products illustrated. With an excellent combination of the mineral jasper, a type of quartz, the inflections and inclusions do dramatically show the once living plants growth in a most beautiful array of colour and tones. Dating back to the Mesozoic era 250,000,000 years, representing fossilised Araucaria flora of a historic and scientific importance. Genus: Araucaria. Age: Early to late Triassic period, approximately 220 to 250 million years. Origin: Ambilobe, Madagascar. Araucaria bookend measurements. Height: 25.6 cm Width: 31.7 cm Depth: 5.6 cm Approximate weight: 8,734 Kg Learn More
  2. New Petrified Araucaria Tree Stump front

    Petrified Araucaria Tree Stump

    Petrified Araucaria tree stump from Madagascar. The Araucaria's internal rings and vascular tissues of the cut and polished top section reveal the life of the monkey puzzle, araucaria genus trunk. Dating back to the Mesozoic era, Olenekian stage, approximately 250 million years. Genus: Petrified Araucaria araucana wood. Age: Early Triassic period, Olenekian stage 250 to 247 million years ago. Origin: Ambilobe, Madagascar. Araucaria tree stump measurements. Height: 308 mm Width: 347 mm Depth: 258 mm Approximate weight: 24 Kg Learn More
  3. New Petrified Araucaria Tree close up

    Petrified Araucaria Tree 3.51ft

    The Araucaria trunk showcases mineralisation, petrification and finally fossilisation in colourful detail, exhibiting minerals in the form of quartz Jasper. The minerals absorbed from the surrounding ground deposits of the fossil bed. The petrification anomalies have transformed the once extant living organism into a piece of historical and natural art over 220,000,000 years. Read the full description below... Genus: Petrified Araucaria araucana wood. (Araucariaceae). Age: Early Triassic, approximately 220 to 250 million years. Origin: Ambilobe, Madagascar. Araucaria tree measurements. Height: 107 cm / 3.51 ft Width: 30 cm Depth: 28 cm Approximate weight: 200 Kg Araucaria family Wikipedia information >

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