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    Description

    Amber with Inclusions
    Succinite
    Eocene
    Baltic Coast
    Kaliningrad, Russia
    1.03 x 0.60 x 0.43 inches (2.62 x 1.52 x 1.09 cm)


    Amber from the Baltic Region is often referred to as Baltic Amber but can also be called succinite. This example of that material is very clear with a golden-yellow coloration and houses a gnat that has been preserved in the fossilized tree resin for millions of years. The singular inclusion is well-defined with the wings and appendages clearly visible to the naked eye. This is very a fine piece of included Baltic Amber.

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




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    21st Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 17
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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