How Old Is Petrified Wood?

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That piece of petrified wood you are looking at can tell some secrets and stories I am sure. It is very possible that it can date back to a million plus years ago.
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Petrified wood is made through the process called petrofication. The process requires wood, water and mud. The mud that covers the wood contains volcanic ash which is the key ingredient
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1. Mix together water with mineral clay such as Freeport clay, microlite, China clay, pascalite Montana clay, volcanic ash, desert mineral clay, or bentonite. Mix 5-pounds of clay
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Petrified wood is a fossil of a once living tree, where the organic material has been replaced by minerals, retaining its shape and form.
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About 160-200 pounds per cubic foot.
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There is no way to know for sure how old the petrified wood from petrified trees is. To do this they would need a complete and unbroken series of the tree rings ...
There is no way to know for sure how old the petrified wood from petrified trees is. To do this they would need a complete and unbroken series of the tree rings ...
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