Description

    Amber with Inclusions
    Hymenaea protera
    Oligocene
    Dominican Republic
    1.44 x 0.99 x 0.61 inches (3.67 x 2.52 x 1.56 cm)


    This relatively clear dollop of Amber does include some visible detritus among two prominent inclusions: a stick bug nymph and a grasshopper. The golden yellow example has been polished to reveal the inner treasures, especially the larger of the two arthropods. This is a nice collector example with serious bugs.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]




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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    9th-16th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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