Does anyone know if this is petrified wood?

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Offline shovelwench

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Does anyone know if this is petrified wood?
« on: 18/03/2016 18:35:00 »
This looks like it may be petrified wood. Would anyone be able to confirm? If it's not, does anyone know what it might be?

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Re: Does anyone know if this is petrified wood?
« Reply #1 on: 18/03/2016 19:07:35 »
Where did you find it? What was the context?
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Re: Does anyone know if this is petrified wood?
« Reply #2 on: 18/03/2016 19:16:47 »
Found in the SF Bay Area, in a backyard garden. Seemed incredibly anomalous, I've never seen anything like it around.

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Re: Does anyone know if this is petrified wood?
« Reply #3 on: 19/03/2016 00:27:00 »
It looks more like a mineral-vein , which can look a bit like a branch of a tree, e.g. ...


http://www.mining.com/
« Last Edit: 19/03/2016 00:29:01 by RD »