Petrified Wood Coffee Table Pw8

Petrified wood is the result of a tree which has completely been transitioned to stone by the process of permineralization.

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Brands:: Versmissen
Product code PW8
Frame Black Powder Coating
Material Petrified Wood and Iron Base
Age (years) Petrified Wood is Approx. 6 Million Years Old
Origin Indonesia
Width (cm) 53
Depth (cm) 63
Height (cm) 46
Volume (m3) 0.142
Nett Weight (kg) 29

Description

 Petrified wood is the result of a tree which has completely been transitioned to stone by the process of permineralization. All the organic materials (i.e. wood) have been replaced with minerals (mostly a silicate, such as quartz), while retaining the original structure of the stem tissue. Therefore petrified wood is a three-dimensional representation of the original organic material. The petrifaction process occurs underground, when wood becomes burried under sediment and is initially preserved due to a lack of oxygen which inhibits aerobic decomposition. Mineral-laden water flowing through the sediment deposits minerals in the plant’s cells; as the plant’s lignin and cellulose decay, a stone mould forms in its place. Petrified wood is 6 up to even 20 million years old.