Arizona

FJD AZ 34. Araucaria. Winslow Green. Northern Arizona: Triassic; Chinle formation. Full round limb section cut and polished on both ends. Top grade color and mineralization for the type. Attractive exterior with three knots. No glue or filler. 4.5 by 3 and 4 by 4 cm polished faces; 83 mm tall; 9.5 ounces. $900 SOLD

FJD AZ 30. Woodworthia. Northern Arizona: Triassic; Chinle formation. Glassy full round with pleasing light tones and distinct Woodworthia structures. Solid and attractive with two opaque quartz sections, one of which is amethystine. The next slice over on this log appears in Ancient Forests on page 392 and is part of the Jim and Cathy Gray Collection in Holbrook. 21 by 17 cm polished face; extra thick at 17 mm; two pounds and fifteen ounces. $700 SOLD

FJD AZ 31. Woodworthia. Northern Arizona: Triassic; Chinle formation. A batch of this unusual wood showed up in the Tucson Shows in the mid 1990s. This was the best one that I could find. Expertly prepared by Chuck Scott. It’s strikingly attractive and appears in Petrified Wood on page 67. The identification is assumed to be a species of Woodworthia. 20 by 13 cm polished face; 12 mm thick; one pound and eight ounces. $400 SOLD

FJD AZ 32. Araucaria. Northern Arizona: Triassic; Chinle formation. Full round log end with one natural end and one polished to reveal a face of tan and red with well-preserved cell structures. Solid and glassy. It’s in Ancient Forests on page 255. 8 by 13.5 cm polished face; 4 cm thick; one pound and eight ounces. $125 SOLD

AZ 33. Winslow gold – star dadoxylon. Excellent small full round stump with complete star pattern. Cut and polished on one end and natural on the other. Well preserved cell structures. Attractive from all angles. No filler or glue. 38 mm tall; 47 by 67 mm polished face; seven ounces. $85 SOLD

AZ 35 Winslow gold. Interesting half-round appearing specimen with unusually preserved cell structures – perfect in places and all broken up in others. Nice eye appeal. Cut and polished on one end and natural on the other. No filler or glue. 28 mm thick; 37 by 76 mm polished face; four ounces. $50

FJD AZ 35. Araucaria. Winslow Green. Northern Arizona: Triassic; Chinle formation. Specimen round limb section cut and polished one end with the other end left as found. You can see from the polished end the curve that was once part of a larger log. Nice color and mineralization for the type. No glue or filler. 5 by 3 cm polished face; 67 mm tall; five ounces. $350 SOLD

FJD AZ 36. Araucaria. Winslow Green. Northern Arizona: Triassic; Chinle formation. Specimen round limb section cut and polished on both ends. You can see from the polished ends the curve that was once part of a larger log. Nice color and mineralization for the type. No glue or filler. 3.5 by 1.5 and 3 by 2.5 cm polished faces; 78 mm tall; three ounces. $150

FJD AZ 37. Araucaria. Winslow Green. Northern Arizona: Triassic; Chinle formation. Specimen round limb section cut and polished one end with the other end left as found. You can see from the polished end the curve that was once part of a larger log. Nice color and mineralization for the type. No glue or filler. 4.5 by 3 cm polished face; 42 mm tall; three ounces. $300

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