Exceptional piece of amber, clear and transparent, of ± 2.5 x 2.5 cm and 4.12 grams. Several insects can be seen with the naked eye and it is delivered with a box and description.
This amber is unique since it fluoresces and gives a green color, it can be seen with black light.
- Chiapas amber has special characteristics; in its natural state it appears in the form of yellow, reddish or golden nodules, within strata of marine calcareous sandstones and layers of lignite in geological formations corresponding to the final part of the Oligocene and early Miocene, with an age of 22.5 to 26 millions of years. It has been determined that its paleobotanical origin was the resin of a legume of the genus Hyme-naea, ancestor of the tree locally known as guapiñol.
Tertiary Period, 25 million years old,
Simojovel, Chiapas, Mexico
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