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2009-12-14 08:00:00

SEQUIM, Wash., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Paleo Lithic Art, specializing in artistic mountings of gem quality dinosaur bone and petrified woods, announces a new art form for discriminating collectors.

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2008-04-20 12:00:00

Petrified Forest National Park, about 100 miles east of Flagstaff off I-40, is centered around what is believed to be the world's largest concentrations of petrified wood, dating from some 225 million years ago.

2008-03-12 03:00:21

By Singleton, Scott Karnes and Live Oak counties and surrounding areas in South Texas (fig.

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2007-05-08 06:00:00

Clyde Friend was bulldozing a driveway around his shop when he first saw them in the dirt: gleaming pieces of the past. A forest of stone, more than 15 million years old.

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2005-01-25 07:35:00

Researchers at a national science laboratory in south-central Washington have found a way to achieve in days what takes Mother Nature millions of years - converting wood to mineral.


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Petrified Forest National Park
2013-04-24 16:53:26

Petrified Forest National Park is located in the state of Arizona in the United States. The park holds 221,552 acres of land, of which 50,260 acres are comprised of a designated wilderness. The area was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the basket maker and pueblo peoples. The first American explorers to enter the area arrived while searching for good routes leading from east to west. This group, led by Army Lieutenant Amiel Whipple, surveyed the northern area of the...

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