What type of rock is this and where can I find it?

Hi all,

can someone please tell me what kind of rock this is (orangey colour) and where to find it in the UK?


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Cheers in advance, Will.

3 Answers

  • Stan
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    The rocks in your fish tank are definitely petrified wood. In this case the wood was replaced with quartz. The colors are due to a small amount of iron as an impurity. This colorful petrified wood in not found in the UK. However, there is petrified wood in the UK. Here is a link to one location:


    Most of the petrified wood on the market today comes from the United States, various places in South America and Africa.

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  • 9 years ago

    It's petrified wood

    You can buy it online or in any gem and mineral shop

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    this is sedimentary type of rock.it can be get in western part of nepal.

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