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    Description

    Amber with Inclusions
    Hymenaea protera
    Oligocene
    Dominican Republic
    0.77 x 0.53 x 0.33 inches (1.96 x 1.34 x 0.85 cm)

    This "daily double" features both a brown lacewing and a spider preserved for all time inside a polished golden dollop of fossilized tree resin known as Amber. The small clear natural capsule has a flat bottom giving it a cabochon shape. The piece exhibits excellent clarity allowing for easy viewing of its inclusions.




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    23rd Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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