Resourceful Scenes from the Past & Present
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Number 5 - Opalized Wood
Opalized wood is found in Miocene rocks of Cherry, Boyd, Keya Paha, and Brown counties. Large logs weighing several tons each have been found. Various kinds of petrified wood are found throughout Nebraska.
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Compiled by Roger K. Pabian, SNR Research Geologist, Emeritus
Illustrated by Alan Cook and Dee Ebbeka