Longest tree trunk fossil-silicified
Who
Zheng Xioting
What
38/1.2 metre(s)
Where
China Mainland (Pingyi)
When
The longest fossil silicified tree trunk measures 38 m (124 ft 8 in) and 1.2 m (3 ft 11 in) in basal diameter and consists of 33 sections, with roots, trunk and cross-section growth rings clearly preserved. The trunk, which was unearthed in Qitai County, Xinjiang, China, is displayed in the Shandong Tianyu Natural Museum, China.