Description

    Amber with Inclusions
    Succinite
    Eocene
    Baltic Coast
    Kaliningrad, Russia
    1.38 x 0.79 x 0.73 inches (3.50 x 2.00 x 1.85 cm)


    This piece of succinite, more commonly referred to as Baltic Amber, exhibits an uncharacteristic golden color, but it is the inclusion of a mite on a mosquito that makes it such a unique and intriguing specimen. The globular example of the fossilized tree resin is secured in a plastic display case. The rich coloration provides an ideal backdrop for the ancient diorama preserved inside. An attached provenance label has the details in a card.

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


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    19th-26th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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