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I was creek walking today and found this 15 lb piece of petrified wood. I looked up similar sized pieces but I feel like this may be "extra cool"? I don't know much about fossils but I have a passion for wood formations and this seems to be a knot from the tree with the burl or tumor in tact on the back side. My question is if it were to be sliced would it be more valuable because of the natural swirling of the burl? Or is this even a cool find at all? I'm new here guys haha! Thanks in advance for any input or comments!
Hi guys! I am looking for new areas to hunt for rocks and fossils around the KC area. I have been to the Blue river, Kansas river, Cedar creek, Tuttle creek, Perry Lake, Mill creek, and abandoned quarry areas. Anyone have any general locations of where I can find some stuff? I am an avid hunter for all sorts of fossils and rocks (rockhounding is my favorite past time)! I've had the most luck at the Kansas river and Perry lake. Some of my finds include cow skulls, cone coral, shells, agates, vertebrae, and a bunch of druzy quartz geodes and chalcedony. I ha