So how is pertrified wood made?

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So how is pertrified wood made?
« on: 04/01/2010 03:54:16 »
My grandma gave me a piece of petrified wood she had found in Wisconsin US. What is the process for petrification? What type of climate or soil is needed?
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So how is pertrified wood made?
« Reply #2 on: 04/01/2010 15:47:01 »
Well done - not bad for a New Zealander
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