Specimen Details

  • Collection Names

    David Roberts Collection

  • Specimen Nature

    Large

  • Rock Name

    Silicified Wood

  • Rock Class

    Sedimentary

  • Rock Group

    Fossil Wood

  • Rock Description

    Excellently preserved silicified wood. Fractured along grain along two edges. Third edge may preserve outer surface of tree? White to brown, with some minor yellow staining (sulphur?).

  • Minerals Present

    Quartz (cryptocrystalline)

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Geology

  • Discipline

    Petrology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen