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An international team of researchers led by Ralf Tappert, University of Innsbruck, reconstructed the composition of the Earth’s atmosphere of the last 220 million years by analyzing modern and fossil plant resins.

If a new study based on fossil amber is correct, then the atmosphere of the Cretaceous had a relatively low oxygen content – making the high-oxygen theories severely flawed.

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Article in Science Daily: Amber Provides New Insights Into the Evolution of Earth's Atmosphere: Low Oxygen Levels for Dinosaurs

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Amber ("petrified bugs")
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Amber ("petrified bugs")

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Insect in Amber. More animal inclusions: http://www.redbor.pl/inkluzje/0_zwierzeta.htm (Polish)
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Discover how high levels of succinic acid may make Baltic amber teething necklaces an effective natural remedy for teething pain.

Amber is fossilized tree resin (not sap), which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Much valued from an

Welcome to our collection of real amber stones. Some with insects incrustations.

Insect in Amber. More animal inclusions: http://www.redbor.pl/inkluzje/0_zwierzeta.htm (Polish)

Insect in Amber. More animal inclusions: http://www.redbor.pl/inkluzje/0_zwierzeta.htm (Polish)
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Amber with a leaf inclusion
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Fossilized Leaf in Dominican Amber

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Copal Amber is not the fossilized, hardened resin that is known as amber, but rather an immature recent resin less than 250 years old. Increasingly, copal is being offered for sale via the online auction services, fossil dealers' websites, gem shows, and shops, misrepresented as "amber."
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Copal Amber is not the fossilized, hardened resin that is known as amber, but rather an immature recent resin less than 250 years old. Increasingly, copal is being offered for sale via the online auction services, fossil dealers' websites, gem shows, and shops, misrepresented as "amber."

Copal Amber is not the fossilized, hardened resin that is known as amber, but rather an immature recent resin less than 250 years old.  Increasingly, copal is being offered for sale via the online auction services, fossil dealers' websites, gem shows, and shops, misrepresented as "amber."
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Baltic amber with inclusion
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The researchers discovered the creatures while doing a survey of the lifeforms encased in 70,000 droplets, each just a few millimeters in diameter. The amber comes from the Heiligkreuz Formation in northeastern Italy, and it contains plenty of microorganisms, such as bacteria and algae, that make it clear that the droplets formed during the Triassic era, 250 to 200 million years ago.
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The researchers discovered the creatures while doing a survey of the lifeforms…

The researchers discovered the creatures while doing a survey of the lifeforms encased in 70,000 droplets, each just a few millimeters in diameter. The amber comes from the Heiligkreuz Formation in northeastern Italy, and it contains plenty of microorganisms, such as bacteria and algae, that make it clear that the droplets formed during the Triassic era, 250 to 200 million years ago.

The researchers discovered the creatures while doing a survey of the lifeforms encased in 70,000 droplets, each just a few millimeters in diameter. The amber comes from the Heiligkreuz Formation in northeastern Italy, and it contains plenty of microorganisms, such as bacteria and algae, that make it clear that the droplets formed during the Triassic era, 250 to 200 million years ago.

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Amber (flower & bug)- powerful healer and cleanser, absorbs negative energies and transmutes to positive forces that stimulate the body to heal itself

Amber (flower bug)- powerful healer and cleanser, absorbs negative energies and transmutes to positive forces that stimulate the body to heal itself

Baltic amber (40-50 MYO) - Biting midge (Ceratopogonidae) by leth.damgaard, via Flickr

Baltic amber (40-50 MYO) - Biting midge (Ceratopogonidae) by leth.damgaard, via Flickr

Ámbar con insectos. Www.geologyin.com

AMBER __(Κεχριμπάρι ) Colombian Amber with insects - Santander, Colombia

Amber: Powers attributed to amber include love, strength, luck, healing, and protection, calming for hyperactivity and stressed nerves, finds humor and joy.  Legend says that Amber was believed to provide magicians and sorcerers with special enhanced powers. Helps remove energy blockages, strengthens physical body. Excellent for enhancing altered states of consciousness.

Amber is one of the oldest stones to be used in Asia, Africa and Europe. It comes in the color of liquid sunshine and mostly used to dispel negative energy. It is believed that this stone is the fossilised resins of trees

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AMBER  Scorpion in Dominican Amber (25 million years old)

AMBER Scorpion in Dominican Amber million years old) Reminds me of Jurassic Park!

frog trapped in amber

Buyer beware - These specimens are often reconstituted amber. Amber chips are mixed with resin and insects or other creatures, and sold as natural amber.

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