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Petrified wood ID help

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Talusman
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« on: March 03, 2016, 04:39:54 pm »

Hi all,

I bought a bunch of rough from a guy who bought out a rock shop's inventory. There were some nice materials in there (chicken track, butterfly wing, etc.). There were also some small pieces of green petrified wood. The seller said he thinks it's Arizona material. To me it looks like stuff from Hampton Butte. The exterior is brownish, but fresh fractures are vivid emerald green (see photo). The texture is like glassy Jasper and slightly translucent. Any thoughts on where it might be from?

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-Jeremy


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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2016, 05:03:57 pm »


      yes    I agree,definitly Hampton wood.
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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2016, 05:21:54 pm »

Another possibility is Gary Green.  Gary green usually seems a little more matte finish until polished, even though it takes a nice polish.  And translucent is not real common either.

Ok, nevermind on the Gary Green... LOL

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