Genuine Amber Fossil Specimen - Multiple Insect Inclusions - Naturally Formed from Colombia with Bugs Inside - Museum Grade, A-Grade - Great Collectible (49mm x 20mm)
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 multiple insect inclusions. These 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.