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    Jul 15, 2012, 10:45 AM
    Petrified wood question
    Hi I pick up petrified wood from old railroad tracks and gravel piles , I found the oddest piece the other day , its 2 1/4 inch almost perfect flat on both sides , and a smooth channel where the center would b , looks like I have about a quarter of the rock , its heavy petrified looks like wood or bone , I have never seen anything with the smooth sides and smooth channel , any idea what this is ? Will
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    Aug 7, 2012, 04:20 AM
    Just curious. Where did you find this amazingly wonderfully crafted post that you pasted to our forum?
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    Aug 7, 2012, 09:47 AM
    It's a old railroad track with a gravel pile that they used for the railroads in the 1950's & 60's , in houma , La. any idea what it is
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    Aug 7, 2012, 11:44 AM
    Gosh it couldn't be a railroad tie could it?

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