DescriptionEXTREMELY RARE SNAIL PRESERVED IN AMBER
La Bucara Mine, La Cordillera Septentrional, Dominican Republic
An exceptional snail is the cornerstone of this fine piece of Amber - well preserved with exquisite detailing, the snail is accompanied by a giant ant, gnats, parasitic wasps, and ceratoponid fly. This unusual specimen comes from a private Eastern collection and has been vetted by famed Amber expert Dr. David Grimaldi of the American Museum of Natural History. Overall measurements are 2 5/8 x 1 5/8 inches and 5/8 inches thick.
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