Fossil Flower Jasper Coated Stone
This is a beautiful slab of Fossil Flower Jasper that has been COATED with a shiny polyurethane coating.
It is 8 inches by 3 inches and about .25 inch thick. It is rough around the edges.
This lovely gray white semi precious stone has a striking pattern. This material is approximately 85 million years old.
Fossil coral is actually a chalcedony pseudomorph after coral. It is ancient coral that has changed into a jasper. The process occurred when silica in the ocean water hardened, replacing the limy coral.
The term fossil refers to any preserved remains or imprint of a living organism (usually ancient).