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    Description

    Amber with Inclusions
    Hymenaea protera
    Miocene
    Dominican Republic
    1.21 x 0.96 x 0.47 inches (3.08 x 2.43 x 1.20 cm)


    Nobody likes termites, but one trapped in fossilized Amber is no longer a threat to anyone. This dollop of the pale yellow fossil tree resin showcases a relatively sizable termite smack dab in the middle. This is a nice sized polished specimen with a fairly recognizable, but still quite interesting, fossil inclusion. As an added bonus, this piece comes with a small close up photo of the ancient insect. This is simply very cool.

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




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2016
    7th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 24
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 429

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