Arizona

AZ 26. Museum quality rainbow wood. Triassic; Chinle formation. Full round slice with abundant red and blue. Beautiful with well-preserved cell structures. Looks a lot like Nazlini wood. 21 by 13 cm mirror-polished face; 9 cm thick; one pound.  $125

AZ 25. Museum quality Saint Johns wood. Triassic; Chinle formation. Location is near the town of Saint Johns in Apache County, AZ. Super nice with the classic Saint Johns colors and patterns. Interesting under magnification with well-preserved cells. 16 by 17 cm mirror-polished face; one cm thick; one pound and nine ounces.  $125

ABOVE: AZ 11. Arizona Mustard Yellow Star Dadoxylon – Winslow Gold. See Ancient Forests for information on this rare type. Full round mustard yellow star dadoxylon with excellent cell structures. 85 by 44 mm mirror-polished face; 64 mm long; thirteen ounces.  $35

ABOVE: AZ 12. Arizona museum quality. Bright and glassy full round branch end with lots of character. 67 by 87 mm mirror-polished face; 27 mm thick; eight ounces.  $35

ABOVE: AZ 13. Arizona Museum Specimen Rainbow Wood. Specimen round log end with deep translucent colors – world-famous Arizona rainbow wood. Remarkable structures under magnification. Rare state of preservation. 97 by 63 mm mirror-polished face; 23 mm thick; seven ounces.  $55

ABOVE: AZ 14. Arizona Nazlini Museum Specimen. Specimen round log end with a stunning color combination – mellow yellows and blues framed by salmon and ochre. Remarkable structures under magnification. Rare state of preservation. 62 by 85 mm mirror-polished face; 33 mm thick; eight ounces.  $65

ABOVE: AZ 18. Arizona Mustard Yellow Pith Type – Winslow Gold. See Ancient Forests for information on this rare type. Full round mustard yellow pith type log end with excellent cell structures. 6 by 5 cm mirror-polished face; 5 1/2 cm long; eleven ounces.  $55

ABOVE: AZ 19. Arizona Mustard Yellow Star Dadoxylon – Winslow Gold. See Ancient Forests for information on this rare type. Full round mustard yellow star dadoxylon end cut with great cell structures and top eye appeal. 83 by 33 mm mirror-polished face; 19 mm thick; four ounces.  $45

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AZ 27. Museum quality rainbow wood. Triassic; Chinle Formation. Full round end cut with a nice mix of dull salmon and glassy gray/blue with a distinct star-shaped pith. Just off center is a muddled area that on close inspection is a mass of alluring agate structures. 60 by 68 mm mirror-polished face; 15 mm thick; four ounces. $55

AZ 28. Museum quality rainbow wood. Triassic; Chinle Formation. Full round rainbow wood slice, polished on both sides. Beautiful colors and balance. Top end Arizona slice. 19.5 by 17 cm mirror-polished faces; 12 mm thick; one pound and ten ounces. $250

AZ 29. Museum specimen rainbow wood. Triassic; Chinle formation. This is a real beauty. Full round, thick slice with stunning colors and patterns and evident growth rings. More colors than I can list. Preservation is high end and very scarce. Amazing cell preservation. You can get lost in there under a microscope. 19 by 19.5 mirror-polished face; 5.5 cm thick; nine pounds and eleven ounces. $400