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Amber cabochon with True Bug insect inclusion, Dominican Republic. 3.31 carats / 0.66 grams.
Amber cabochon with True Bug insect inclusion, Dominican Republic. 3.31 carats / 0.66 grams.
Amber cabochon with True Bug insect inclusion, Dominican Republic. 3.31 carats / 0.66 grams.
Amber cabochon with True Bug insect inclusion, Dominican Republic. 3.31 carats / 0.66 grams.
Amber cabochon with True Bug insect inclusion, Dominican Republic. 3.31 carats / 0.66 grams.

Product Description

An Amber cabochon from the La Bucara mine, Dominican Republic.

Lurking within the transparent Amber is a small insect, a "true bug" and a member of the Miridae family of leaf-bugs.
The Miradae are unique amongst insects in having their mouth-parts formed into a piercing beak or 'rostrum' and are characterised by their "hunchbacked" posture.
Images 4 and 5 are magnified views of the tiny creature in this fine specimen.

weight:   3.31 carats / 0.66 grams

shape:   Oval cabochon
dimensions:   14.70 x 9.91 x 6.56 mm
treatment:  None
 

Specifications

Product Code
AMBR351
Weight
0.01kg

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Amber cabochon with True Bug insect inclusion, Dominican Republic. 3.31 carats / 0.66 grams.

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Product Code AMBR351