Curious Minds Did You Know? When Robert Plot found the first dinosaur bone in 1676, he thought it belonged to ancient, giant humans.
Petrified Wood is formed when a hot silica rich solution permeates the wood and perfectly preserves the wood grain. This preserves the wood grain. This Petrified Wood is from the Triassic period (230 million years ago) and was discovered in Madagascar.
It makes a very unique and utterly fascinating decorative piece!