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    Description

    Amber with Inclusions
    Hymenaea protera
    Miocene
    Dominican Republic

    This huge Dominican Amber weighs a substantial 58 grams and boasts a nice reddish-yellow coloration. The enormous, high-domed cabochon presents a symphony of insect inclusions including 3 termites, of which 2 are winged, a spider, some 7 unidentified flies and a stingless bee. This giant mass of fossilized tree resin looks attractive given its rich hue and artistic form, but the abundant inclusions seal the deal.
    Overall Measurements: 2.94 x 1.41 x 1.35 inches (7.48 x 3.57 x 3.43 cm)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    15th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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