Fossilization example - Replacement

Dublin Core

Alternative Title

Petrified wood

Description

(unnumbered) Petrified wood often exhibits a combination of replacement and permineralization. This specimen clearly shows how the cell walls have been replaced with minerals. The cells themselves are also filled in some cases.

Type

PhysicalObject

Source

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives license

Files

Replacement.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Fossilization example - Replacement,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed June 30, 2022, http://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1655.

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