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Insect Fossil in Amber (#B009)

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Age: 38–48 million years
Era: Lutetian stage, Middle Eocene
Location: Lithuania
Amber Size: 13 x 7 x 1 mm

Special notes: Thin piece with great detail despite being somewhat cloudy.

 

This listing is for the exact fossil imaged. Close-up images taken up to 60x magnification.

Includes display container. This item ships free and carbon neutral.

 

Note: Due to high demand, the fossil market is flooded with fake amber, often just plastic with embedded insects. We only sell authentic amber with actual fossils.

TIME SCALE

This table contains the geological time periods of the past 2.5 billion years on Earth to aid in understanding age immense age of these fossils.

(Ma = Mega-annum = 1,000,000 years)
EON ERA PERIOD EXTENT (Ma) DURATION (Ma)
Phanerozoic Cenozoic Quaternary 2.588–Present 2.588+
Neogene 23.03–2.588 20.4
Paleogene 66.0–23.03 42.9
Mesozoic Cretaceous 145.5–66.0 79.5
Jurassic 201.3–145.0 56.3
Triassic 252.17–201.3 50.9
Paleozoic Permian 298.9–252.17 46.7
Carboniferous 358.9–298.9 60
Devonian 419.2–358.9 60.3
Silurian 443.4–419.2 24.2
Ordovician 485.4–443.4 42
Cambrian 541.0–485.4 55.6
Proterozoic Neoproterozoic Ediacaran 635.0–541.0 94
Cryogenian 850–635 215
Tonian 1,000–850 150
Mesoproterozoic Stenian 1,200–1,000 200
Ectasian 1,400–1,200 200
Calymmian 1,600–1,400 200
Paleoproterozoic Statherian 1,800–1,600 200
Orosirian 2,050–1,800 250
Rhyacian 2,300–2,050 250
Siderian 2,500–2,300 200
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Insect Fossil in Amber (#B009)

Insect Fossil in Amber (#B009)

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