PHOTOS : Palenque in Mexico in 1975
PHOTO BELOW: Oaxaca Monte Alban
BELOW: These are photos of Opal mines.
PHOTO BELOW: Snr Gonzalo Banuelos Ayon
PHOTO BELOW: A Mayan girl
PHOTO BELOW: Lake Atitlan
PHOTO BELOW: My favorite spot on the planet - Lake Atitlan
PHOTO BELOW: Local mayans
PHOTO BELOW: Mariela and her mother, Simojovel, Chiapas
PHOTO BELOW: Fire Agate. A mexican gemstone I collect
PHOTO BELOW: The ex convento of Marced which now houses
the Amber museum in San Cristobal
PHOTO BELOW: Amber ball from the amber museum. Nearly two inch in diamater
PHOTO BELOW: Mayan head by Pedro Molina
PHOTO BELOW: Perfume bottle - an exhibit at museum
PHOTO BELOW: A faceted piece of amber
PHOTO BELOW: Small piece no more than 3cm by 2cm contains a cricket, ant, wing termite, bee and wasp.
PHOTO BELOW: A large 75 grams piece contains a flower from the algarrobo plant. It also has a mosquito, a fly, bee and other insects.
PHOTO BELOW: A good piece of amber with a cockroach I got in Simojovel.
PHOTO BELOW: Looking out over the Plaza in Simojovel. The mountain
range in the background is where the amber is found.
PHOTO BELOW: A street scene in Simojovel
PHOTO BELOW: Various pieces of amber
PHOTO BELOW: A piece of amber with termite wings
PHOTO BELOW: A close up of the termite wings
PHOTO BELOW: Interesting insect wing from a lace wing or alder fly (ord Neuroptera).
CONTACT : Dave Gibson. A collector in
the UK. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org
©All photos and text are all Copyright of David Gibson.
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