Amber with insect inclusions

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Gemstone: Amber
Location of Origin:Sabana de la Mar (Sabana), Hato Mayor Province, Dominican Republic
Treatments:None reported
Cut Type:Freeform
Weight:5.28 cts.
Dimensions:14.59mm x 18.60mm x ?mm
A beautiful "Freeform Cabochon" cut gemstone of natural untreated amber featuring a few very well-preserved insects (possibly mosquitoes or gnats and some ants) completely frozen inside.

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