Keywords: Steady growth, ancestry, past-life recall, inner peace
Astrological Sign(s): Leo, Virgo
Chakra(s): Root, Third Eye
Chemical Formula: SiO₂
Petrified Wood is a type of stone in which wood becomes fossilized by fine-grained sedimentary rock. The unique grain of the wood remains however, the organic wood substance has been replaced by Silicon Dioxide. Petrified Wood is a member of the Quartz family and has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale. This is a stone of steady growth and patience, and is often used to assist in past-life recall and to gain insight into ancient, ancestral knowledge. This stone displays shades of brown, black, white, red and yellow in perfectly preserved wood grain. Petrified Wood embodies the stabilizing energy of the Earth and offers grounding, protection and wisdom.