answersLogoWhite
Building and Carpentry
Wood Crafts
Trees

How is petrified palm wood easily identified?


Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2009-01-27 00:04:43

look on all sides. try to find either long lines, like a piece of plywood would have. this isusually grain wood. also look for dots (cell structures) on the top or bottom of the rock. these are palm wood, easily distinguished by the dots (cell structures) in the wood.

001
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Your Answer

Still Have Questions?

Related Questions

What is Louisiana's state fossil?

petrified palm wood


What is the Petrified Forest of Argentina?

The Petrified Forest of Argentina is located in Sarmiento, Argentina. Its petrified wood stems from palm trees and conifers, and dates back to the Cenozoic Era.


What is a material that can be identified easily?

Paper, wood, quartz


What wood does not float?

Petrified wood.


What is the Texas state mineral?

Texas does not have a state mineral, but the state rock is petrified palm wood, and the state gemstone is blue topaz.


What is a state park made of petrified wood?

...the petrified forest...


What does petrified wood look like?

Petrified wool looks like wood, except is it hard like rock. The ridges in the bark and the rings within the wood can still be seen after it is petrified.


What is Arizona's state wood?

Petrified wood.


A permineralized piece of wood?

petrified wood


How hard is petrified wood?

Petrified wood rates between 7 and 8 on Moh's Hardness Scale


What is the phylum of petrified wood?

A phylum is used to categorize living things. In the case of petrified wood, it was once living, but the term "petrified wood" can be applied to a number of different plant phyla that have undergone the petrification process over time. The actual type of plant (or tree) would have to be identified in each case, and then the investigator would have to do some research into the fossil record to find the classification of that particularplant.


What is Texas' state mineral?

Texas does not have a State Mineral, but the State Rock is petrified palm wood, and the State Gemstone is blue topaz.


What is the Petrified forest?

The Petrirfied Forest is a forestis petrified that petrified by wood in the Petrified Forest. Wirten By Valeria Roman Barrios 23


Can petrified wood be burned?

Petrified wood has turned to stone, a type of fossil, It is unlikley that you would be able to burn it.


Is the Mississippi state rock petrified wood?

Petrified wood is the state stone of Mississippi. This was designated in 1976. Mississippi contains a large petrified forest park and museum.


What is fossilised wood called?

it is called petrified wood


Another name for fossilized wood?

petrified wood


You need petrified wood for sale?

I am looking for petrified wood byers. I have a large selection of unused, from 1lb. to 50lb. pieces.


What are altered remains?

Petrified wood is an example of altered remains. The pores of the wood are filled in with silica.


Is petrified wood tigers eye?

no


What state does not have petrified wood?

hawaii


What name is given to a perimineralized piece of wood?

Petrified wood


How do I care for petrified wood?

Petrified wood is usually silicified. Specimens could be washed with a mild detergent, small brush and plenty of water and left to dry naturally. Most petrified wood would be naturally resistant to weathering.


How did the petrified forest get its name?

It is named for the large collection of petrified wood found in the area.


How does petrified wood form?

Petrified wood is a fossil of a once living tree; the fallen tree is first tree is covered with sediments , then the organic material is replaced gradually by minerals (usually silicate minerals), retaining its shape and form. Petrified wood often looks like normal wood and displays annular ring patterns, bark, vessels etc. Petrified wood normally lacks the same definition that live (or recently dead) wood does. One obvious difference is that petrified wood is considerably more dense than wood.


Still have questions?