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Dominican Amber Deposits

Posted by HeritageFossils , 12 October 2010 - - - - - - · 491 views

After picking up a rather interesting amber-in-matrix specimen, I decided to look into the geological history surrounding the deposition of Dominican Amber.

Mentally I had always pictured Dominican amber forming as sap oozed out of trees and deposited on the forest floor; resulting in burial in forest detritus.

The more interesting reality is that the...





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