PETRIFIED WOOD (The Stone of Roots / The Stone of the Earth) gets its name from the greek root Petro meaning "rock" or "stone"; literally it is wood turned into stone. Petrified wood is the result of tree-like plants having completely transitioned to stone by the process of permineralization. All the organic materials get replaced with minerals mostly a silicate, such as quartz while retaining the original structure of the tree/wood. Unlike other types of fossils which are typically impressions, petrified wood is a three-dimensional impression of the original material. It is an extremely grounding and protective stone. This stone acts powerfully during reducing obstacles. It can also help an individual in achieving their goals and aspirations. After wearing this stone, it shows the smooth path towards oneÌ»åås goals. A person, who anticipates any attempt and facing many difficulties in his life, can be blissful with healing properties of this stone. Petrified wood is said to be the stone of business success.