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Petrified Wood WHAT IS PETRIFIED WOOD?
The term "wood" is somewhat of a misnomer, as petrified wood is in fact stone. Taking its name from the Greek word petro ("rock"), petrified wood is a fossilized tree, the result of a long transformation from plant matter to stone.

FROM WOOD TO STONE
The process of wood becoming stone begins when a tree trunk falls and is buried without access to oxygen. Instead of being subjected to air, the wood is permeated with water and minerals. As the water slowly evaporates, the minerals begin to crystalize, replacing the cells in the tree with stone. 

Individual aspects of the tree, such as growth rings, bark details, and cellular tissue are preserved. It can take thousands, even millions, of years for wood to become petrified.


FINDING PETRIFIED WOOD
Petrified wood can be found on every continent in the world except for Antarctica. Any area where volcanic ash or fallen trees are present is an ideal place for petrified wood to develop.
 
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