What type of rock is this and where can I find it?
can someone please tell me what kind of rock this is (orangey colour) and where to find it in the UK?
Cheers in advance, Will.
- StanLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
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.
- 9 years ago
It's petrified wood
You can buy it online or in any gem and mineral shopSource(s): ..
- Anonymous9 years ago
this is sedimentary type of rock.it can be get in western part of nepal.