UTAH 37. Henry Mountains Champagne bubbles wood. Rare full round – super solid
with fabulous colors as well as champagne bubbles. RARE.
Jurassic; Morrison formation. Wood from a discrete area in the Henry Mountain drainage where the wood has a unique set of colors and mineralization including tiny ochre dots that have the appearance of champagne bubbles. Here’s a full round of the type in excellent condition – cut and polished on one end, otherwise as found. No glue or filler. 4.5 by 4.5 cm mirror-polished face; 4 cm thick; six ounces. $115
[For other champagne bubble images see, Petrified Wood at page 100, 2 images on right, and Ancient Forests, page 281, bottom 3 images and a micro-image on age 7, top left.]
FJD UTAH 32. Shitemaring Canyon – Henry Mountains. Jurassic; Morrison formation. Specimen round – nice and solid with good exterior all around, ivory white with reds, a delightful combination with great balance. Super hard mineralization. Cut and polished on one end, otherwise all natural. A real beauty. No glue or filler. 5 by 4 cm mirror-polished face; up to 4.5 cm thick; eight ounces. $115
FJD UTAH 33. Henry Mountains. Jurassic; Morrison formation. Small, thin, full round slice – super glassy, magnificently agatized wood. No glue or filler. 9 by 5.5 cm mirror-polished face; 5 mm thick; two ounces. SOLD
FJD UTAH 34. The Knob at North Wash. Henry Mountains. Jurassic; Morrison formation. Specimen round as found and cut thin near one end – this includes both polished pieces. Nice cabinet specimen with wonderful mineralization – fine grained silica with a broad range of muted color sand splashes of red – very pleasing. Rugged exterior is deeply patinated. No glue or filler. 6 by 5 cm mirror-polished faces; 63 mm thick both pieces together; fourteen ounces. $95
Utah 55. Hansen Creek Henry Mountains. Jurassic; Morrison formation. Specimen round conifer with an overall gold and black color scheme. Rugged and interesting exterior. Cut and polished on one end, otherwise as found. 9 by 4 cm mirror-polished face; 5 cm thick; thirteen ounces. $40
Utah 56. Museum quality Henry Mountain wood. Jurassic; Morrison formation. Specimen round conifer. Gem glassy with deep gold translucence – super high-grade wood yet rugged like the desert where it resided. Great example of top Henry wood.
Woody and glassy exterior. Cut and polished on one end, otherwise as found. 46 by 38 mm mirror-polished face; 8.5 cm long; ten ounces. $100
Utah 57 Museum quality Henry Mountain wood. Jurassic; Morrison formation. Full round conifer with an attractive, woody exterior, solid mineralization. Glassy and essentially fracture-free. The color is shiny black. Looks like there’s a large knot on the side. Cut and polished on one end, otherwise as found. 4 by 7 cm mirror-polished face; 53 mm tall; twelve ounces. $45
FJD UTAH 41. Henry Mountains. Jurassic; Morrison formation. Full round/specimen round cut and polished on both ends. Dark, rugged exterior – deep patina. At first glance it just looks dark, but when you look closely you become aware of colorful little agate inclusions. Unusual mix of mineralizations. No glue or filler. All natural but for the polished faces. 7 by 3 cm mirror-polished faces; 77 mm long; twelve ounces. $85