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CP116 Copal

CP116 Copal

$10.00

This is a nice Copal specimen from Madagascar. This specimen is polished all around and measures nearly 2″ x 1 3/8″ x 3/8″.  It is very clear Copal. There is even an insect to be seen. This Copal is estimated to be 2 million years old.

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Description

Copal is a type of resin produced by plant or tree secretions which is identified with the forms of aromatic tree resins used by the cultures of pre-Columbian tribes as a ceremonially burned incense.  It is very similar to Amber but Amber is an older resin.  Although not considered gem quality, Copal is appreciated for its beauty and is used in some ornamental  objects.  It is sometimes referred to as a semi-fossilized resin or sub-fossil Amber.

Additional information

Weight0.25 lbs
Dimensions2 × 2 × 2 in

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