Amber with insect inclusion

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Gemstone: Amber
Location of Origin:Sabana de la Mar (Sabana), Hato Mayor Province, Dominican Republic
Treatments:None reported
Cut Type:Oval Cabochon
Weight:8.83 cts.
Dimensions:15.24mm x 18.18mm x ?mm
A beautiful "Oval Cabochon" cut gemstone of natural untreated amber from the Dominican Republic featuring a very well-preserved flying insect (possibly a mosquito, fly or gnat) completely frozen inside.

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