Genuine Amber Fossil Specimen - Large Insect Inclusion - Naturally Formed from Colombia with Bug Inside - Museum Grade, A-Grade - Great Collectible - Piece #16 (23mm x 13mm)

  • LARGE INSECT INCLUSION - a real bug is trapped inside this fossilized tree sap!
  • ONE-OF-A-KIND - beautiful, museum quality specimen at a fraction of the price. You will receive the unique specimen pictured.
  • Great gift and collectible for teachers, fossil collectors, or anyone fascinated by amber or fossils.
  • Originates from Colombia - up to 16 million years old!
  • Size: 23mm x 13mm x 8mm

Amber, also known as copal, is created when the resin from a tree becomes fossilized. Most of the Colombian amber that is found is from the Andes Mountains in South America. This specimen could be up to 16 million years old! Valued from ancient times to present as a gemstone, amber is often made into different object, such as jewelry. It has also been used in folk medicine as a healing agent.

This unique, one-of-a-kind specimen has a large insect inclusion. This insects became trapped in what was once sticky tree sap that hardened over millions of years!

This genuine specimen makes for an amazing earth science resource or fossil gift. It is a great fossil gift for any collector. Comes gift packaged in a velvet pouch.

Collections: Fossil & Mineral Specimens

Category: Amber

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