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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Wood Opal

Identifier:
2019.1.1649
Description:
Wood opal is a variety of opal that has either formed an opalescent sheen over petrified wood or has completely replaced fossilized wood. This specimen was found in Clover Creek, Idaho and was collected by A. E. Foote. 

Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Date:
1880 – 1895
Source:
Museum Collection
Maker/Donor
Dr. A. E. Foote
Related Place
Clover Creek
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