Wood fossils are also known as petrified wood or fossilized
remains on trunks or branches.
Fossil wood may or may not be petrified and to study wood is
Permineralization is when the tree is formed into stone.
Most popular woods are from Texas USA, Australia and
Madagascar but many countries do have petrified wood but ones with ring
patterns are most popular for collectors.
In Queensland, Australia, the wood can be opalized and have
incredible colours. This is called wood replacement opals or opalized wood, and
can be trees or vegetation.
Some ancient cultures will carve buddha design or sacred
designs into wood fossil.
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