Detailed look at Petrified Wood
Close-up of Monkey's fossil finds.

Opice explains what you see in his traveling hat (starting at 1 o'clock):

Volcanic cinder,

various fossil wood samples, one clearly showing tree rings (3 o'clock),

and (at 5 o'clock) a piece of pure silicon dioxide formed as a mineral deposit. [Anyone wanna make a computer chip with it?]

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