Dinosaur Bone is dinosaur bone that has been petrified, permineralized
or replaced with agate-type compounds. This process has only
occurred in a few areas on the surface of the earth. The original
bone material has been replaced in such a manner that the structural
detail is perfectly preserved and the interior pores and cavities
have been filled with beautiful agatized material.
Only a small portion of the agatized material has the color,
clarity and composition that will yield a finely polished piece
for jewelry. Most of the dinosaur bone available is in broken
blocks and chunks. Often, due to erosion, weathering, the process
of deposition and poor collection techniques, these pieces are
not associated with the rest of the dinosaur and are of little
value to the paleontologist.
It is found on the Colorado Plateau. It is Jurassic Age material,
dating from 136,000,000 to 145,000,000 years old.
Fancy: Since it is only recently that the stone has been
identified for what it is, I could not find any ancient myths
or lore concerning petrified dinosaur bone. Certainly the
thought of having a piece of something that lived over 136 million
years ago is a thrill.
has been brought to my attention that some use
petrified dinosaur bone for longevity, balance/stability in
their life, increasing their chances of being successful in
business and several other uses as well.
Finished Jewelry using Petrified Dinosaur
Petrified Dinosaur Bone Cabochons
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