An oval shaped fossilized semi precious gemstone Petrified Palm Wood from Indonesia. It is a standard 30 mm by 40 mm cabochon for easy setting and 5 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.