Description

    Amber with Inclusions
    Succinite
    Eocene
    Baltic Coast
    Kaliningrad, Russia
    1.35 x 0.81 x 0.49 inches (3.42 x 2.06 x 1.24 cm)


    This piece of succinite, more commonly referred to simply as Baltic Amber, is a very clear specimen and showcases a rather well-preserved stone fly clearly visible through the main polished face of the dollop of ancient tree resin. The fossil is presented in a protective plastic case, and the irregular shaped piece is appealing even without considering its insect inclusion which is unquestionably the star of this diorama.

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


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    22nd-29th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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