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    Amber with Inclusions
    Succinite
    Eocene
    Kaliningradskaya Oblast', North-Western Region, Russia
    1.84 x 1.26 x 1.15 inches (4.67 x 3.20 x 2.93 cm)


    Baltic Amber from, not surprisingly, the Baltic Region is also known as succinite. This funky example has a number of interesting inclusions and the duality of essentially a polished side and a rough side. There may be a mosquito and a fly/moth, but there is definitely evidence of mammalian hair and a nicer bug. The piece is "busy" making it hard to view, but it is the very complex nature that makes it so intriguing.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    28th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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