A drop shaped semi precious gemstone Petrified Palm Wood from Indonesia designer cabochon 48 mm by 10 to 16.5 mm and 4 mm thick.
Beautiful and rare semi precious gemstone Petrified Palm Wood or Palmoxylon from Indonesia.
This is actually a psuedomorph-chalcedony gemstone replacing the wood. Therefore Petrified Palm Wood is actually a member of the chalcedony family with a hardness of 6.5 to 7. The designer cabochons have beautiful polka dot patterns. The largest single deposit of Petrified Wood is in Indonesia.
Metaphysical Properties: Petrified Wood is called the stone of patience.
Cabochons are stones cut for jewelry and are measured in mm. One inch is equal to about 25 mm.