Petrified wood (Opal)Your model is disabled. For more details go to Edit properties3D Model
Locality: Murzuq, Libya
Size: 10.7 x 7.2 x 3.5 cm
Formula: Opal - SiO2 · nH2O
Description: Opalised wood or petrified wood is a variety of Opal that has replaced fossil wood. When the wood becomes petrified, its original mold remains intact, but an entire new substance takes the place of what was once wood. When the mineral replacement of the wood is Chalcedony or Opal, the substance is also called ‘Silicified Wood’.
Concept & 3D-modelling by Andrei Ionut APOPEI