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Auction: Natural History
was auctioned on: 17 May 2011
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Huge Blue Mexican Amber

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Estimate: US$0
Price realised:  US$732
Lot number 3112¤, Views: 15

Oligocene Chiapas, Mexico A massive, superior quality blue amber gem from the famous amber mines in southern Mexico. This piece has been polished on one side and consists of primarily crystal blue with inclusions of plant material. Mexico is one of only two places on Earth that produce the highly sought after blue amber. Large specimens, such as this piece, are exceptionally rare and valued by collectors. Measures 4 x 2 ½ x 2 1/4in

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: Natural History
Date of the auction: 17 May 2011
Address: Bonhams London
New York 580 Madison Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 644 9001 Fax : +1 212 644 9009 [email protected]