(Inorganic Object Mistaken For A Fossil)
Origin - Montana
A crystal dendrite is a crystal that develops with a typical multi-branching tree like form. Dendritic crystal growth is very common and illustrated by snowflake formation and frost patterns on a window. Dendritic crystalliztion forms a natural fractal pattern. In paleontology, dendritic mineral crystal forms are aften mistaken for fossils. These pseudofossils form as naturally occurring fissures in the rock are filled by percolating mineral solutions.
Size: 2 3/4" x 1 1/2"
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