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august 2012
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Location description

Near Araguaína fossil wood can be found in deposits from the lower Permian period. Polished slabs appear regularly at fossil fairs. The wood is known for its well preserved internal structure.

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Araguaína is located in the state of Tocantins, in central Brazil. The Tocantins Fossil Trees Natural Monument is located southeast of Araguaína.

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Fossil wood (i.e. Tietea singularis).

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Literature recommended by members

  • Rössler, R., 2006: Two remarkable Permian petrified forests: correlation, comparison and significance, Geological Society, London, Special Publications 2006, V265, 39 - 63.
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