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TitleQuartz, jasperized wood (tumbled)
DescriptionJasperized wood (xyloid jasper) is petrified wood. It is wood that has fossilized - all the original chemicals have been replaced with minerals, making a stone-like replica of the original wood.
LocationUSA ▹ Arizona. Near Holbrook.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2002-02-25.
CollectionWards Classroom Collection of Gem Minerals #20.
Key wordsquartz, jasperized wood
Tech details146 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number2466