DescriptionAmber with Inclusions
1.13 x 0.81 x 0.32 inches (2.87 x 2.06 x 0.82 cm)
This light yellow example of the fossilized tree resin known as Amber is essentially a "tear-drop" shaped cabochon with a flat back. Of course, it is the presence of inclusions - in this case numerous ants - that make this such a collectible specimen. This ancient material from the Dominican Republic has preserved these insects for eternity in an ideal suspension for viewing. A magnification box completes the offering.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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