DescriptionAmber with Inclusions
1.74 x 0.96 x 0.52 inches (4.43 x 2.43 x 1.32 cm)
While this polished example of Dominican Amber has significant size, great shape, wonderful clarity and excellent color, it is without question the unmistakable and truly incredible "cricket" which takes center stage in this prehistoric diorama. The ancient insect is impressive with the naked eye, but it should be a difficult temptation to avoid looking at this specimen under magnification. This is a "wow" specimen of Amber with inclusions. Fossilized tree resin has thankfully preserved this extinct arthropod for all time.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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