Butterfly in Amber

58,00 €
SKU: A24
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Piece of amber of ± 4 grams and ± 3,8 x 2,6 cms, with a fossilized moth butterfly in amber.

  This amber is unique as it is fluorescent and gives green color, it can be seen with black light. Its red color is unique in the world.

* Amber from Chiapas has special characteristics; in its natural state appears in the form of yellow, reddish or golden nodules, within strata of marine calcareous sandstones and lignite layers 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 known locally as guapiñol.

 

 


25 million years

 

 

Simojovel,Chiapas,México