Transformation | Ancestry Stone | Grounding PRIMARY CHAKRA: Root SECONDARY CHAKRA: Sacral ZODIAC: Leo, Virgo ELEMENT: Earth PLANET: NUMERIC VIBRATION: 5 and 77 HARDNESS: 7 MINERAL CLASS: Fossilized CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Trigonal CHEMICAL COMPOSITION: Silicon Dioxide Scientific Gemstone Properties Mohs Hardness of 7 with a trigonal crystal structure and classified under fossilized mineral class. Petrified wood is a fossil formed when plant material buried by sediment and protected from decay due to oxygen and organisms. Then, groundwater rich in dissolved solids flows through the sediment, replacing the original plant material with silica, calcite, pyrite, or another inorganic material such as opal. Minerals such as manganese, iron, and copper were in the water/mud during the petrification process. Basically, Petrified Wood, which is also known as Fossilized Wood or Agatized Wood, forms when a tree has died and silicon dioxide forms in place of the wood that degrades until there is no wood left, only the mineral that was present during the petrification process. Petrified Wood is found in places such as in Africa, Brazil, Australia, as well as in Argentina, China, Canada and a few other locations in the USA. Metaphysical Gemstone Properties Petrified Wood is known as a Stone of transformation as it assists one to advance to ones highest chosen level. Petrified Wood is good for grounding and stabilizing one's emotions as it assist and particularly useful to make one feel safe and secure, calming down survival based fears. Petrified wood is a good stone for general protection. Petrified Wood assists in setting a pace and staying with that pace all day long. It assist one be practical, especially to achieve business success and very useful for bringing patience to those in a process of slow inner transformation, and for bringing that change to fruition. Petrified Wood strengthens one’s backbone, physically and in terms of self-will. Sacred Stone Collections is not an independent therapy, but one that is part of a holistic healing approach. By using this site and associated materials, you acknowledge and agree that you personally assume responsibility for your use or misuse of this information. These are STOCK PHOTOS. Because they are natural stones, will vary in size and characteristics. Listing is for (1) tumbled gemstone.
Petrified Wood Polished