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    Description

    Amber with Inclusions
    Hymenaea protera
    Oligocene
    Dominican Republic
    1.09 x 0.89 x 0.37 inches (2.77 x 2.25 x 0.93 cm)


    Presented in a plastic magnification box, this relatively large example of fossilized tree resin known as Amber only weighs 3 grams but contains an incredible well-preserved insect with visible wings and an abundance of other prehistoric detritus in the ancient suspension. The specimen is a yellow-gold hue.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    12th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 14
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 352

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