For sale is a slab of peanut wood from Kennedy Ranges W.Aust. Peanut wood is a variety of petrified wood that is usually dark brown to black in color. It is recognized by its white-to-cream-color markings that are ovoid in shape and about the size of a peanut. It received its name from these peanut-size markings. It is a fossil gem with a very unusual history. Its was originally a conifer that was was down river they arrived at the sea as a piece of driftwood. This was during the Cretaceous time period, subsequently buried and become fossilised, but not before wood worms had been active in them. This specimen has a wonderful lacquered finish to show its beauty to the best advantage.
KENNEDY RANGES, W.AUST.
138 X 88 X 13MM