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A very odd case of paleontological impersonation

Although this is not a story about VP, it is such an unusual use for a paleontological specimen that it might be of interest to members of these lists.

"A treasured piece of moon rock showcased in a key Amsterdam museum is nothing but petrified wood, museum authorities said of a gift made to a former Dutch prime minister by a US envoy."

Full story can be read at http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/08/29/2670610.htm