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    Description

    Amber with Inclusions
    Succinite
    Eocene
    Baltic Coast
    Kaliningrad Russia
    1.06 x 0.76 x 0.60 inches (2.69 x 1.93 x 1.53 cm)


    This piece of Baltic Amber also known as succinite is roughly the size of a small cork. The golden example contains a very well preserved mosquito that makes is a highly collectible and fairly incredible specimen. Secured in a plastic display box, the little tube of fossilized tree resin is nicely presented, but it is without question the inclusion that makes this so remarkable. The ends are rough giving duality to the specimen.

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




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    8th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 22
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 636

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