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Amber - Cretaceous Fossilized Tree Resin from Sayreville Clay Pits, northwest of Kennedy Park, Sayreville, Middlesex County, New Jersey

 
Amber - Cretaceous Fossilized Tree Resin from Sayreville Clay Pits, northwest of Kennedy Park, Sayreville, Middlesex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 45978
Mineral:Amber - Cretaceous Fossilized Tree Resin
Locality:Sayreville Clay Pits, northwest of Kennedy Park, Sayreville, Middlesex County, New Jersey
Description:Transparent nodule of amber with the internal color and clarity visible on one side where a fresh surface is exposed. This amber is fossilized tree resin or tree sap and is approximately 92 million years old dating to the Upper Cretaceous period. Collected ca. 1993
Overall Size:17x12x4 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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