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    Description

    Amber with Inclusions
    Hymenaea protera
    Oligocene
    Dominican Republic

    At only 3 grams, this piece of Amber is rather diminutive but houses approximately six insect inclusions. One is a spectacular, nearly complete variety of ant, lacking only the ends of a couple of its legs. This larger bug also has an arachnid 'friend' suspended underneath, as well as some likely midges and springtails in the prehistoric scene. The roughly triangular shaped specimen exhibits superb clarity and a very nice yellow coloration. An internal fracture accompanies the primary insect inside this suspension.
    Overall Measurements: 0.90 x 0.83 x 0.35 inches (2.29 x 2.10 x 0.88 cm)


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2018
    18th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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