included matter in amber

Inclusions in Amber


Organic-flora and fauna of prehistoric times-especially insects inorganic – minerals, liquids and gases. In 1835 Christian Aycke put forward an unusual sugĀ­gestion regarding amber trees, “Pines succiniferce.” He was of the opinion that the trees must have been in a deceased condition to exude the resin in very excessive quantities. At times, whole portions of […]

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