A large oval shaped black and brown semi precious gemstone Petrified Palm Wood from Indonesia designer cabochon 77 mm (3 inches) by 47 mm and 5 mm thick.
Beautiful and rare semi precious gemstone Petrified Palm Wood or Palmoxylon from Indonesia.
This is actually a pseudomorph-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.