DescriptionAmber with Inclusions
This oblong piece of Amber consisting of fossilized tree resin is actually a cabochon with a flat bottom in contrast to its smooth domed top. The golden-red specimen has one particular defining characteristic - an Anochetus carnivorous ant which is a winged female. The unique example is virtually 2 inches (5 cm) long and has a solid feel. While not large in stature or full of inclusions, this singular specimen does have the winged female ant which is a substantial feature. The piece comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Overall Measurements: 1.97 x 1.07 x 0.64 inches (5.00 x 2.71 x 1.62 cm)
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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