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Secret of an Ancient rain forest

What lost secrets of life are locked inside these Amber Nuggets? What mysteries of an Ancient Rain Forest are waiting to be discovered within? Now, you can own a part of this prehistoric world, as AmberDepot presents their Authentic Fossil Amber Collection. Prepare yourself for a journey back into time and space 30 Million years ago. A tropical rainforest, teeming with ancient creatures, will engulf you!

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What is an amber?

Amber is a fossilized tree resin. It was formed over millions of years. The amber originated from trees in an ancient rain forest. The tree sap (or resin) became buried and preserved. This resin was soft and tacky. Over time the resin went through a process called partial polymerization and it began to harden. After several thousand years, the tree sap turned into copal. It still wasn’t amber at this time, although some of the qualities were the same as real amber. Then, over millions of years, the volatile oils (called turpenes) that were trapped inside began to evaporate to produce amber.

Fossil ambers are usually found with trapped inclusions. Such inclusions are extremely important to scientists because they preserve even the finest things such as the DNA and internal tissues.

Amber Inclusions:
Amber Inside Amber, Ants, Amber Jewelry, Ant Larvae, Ant Pupa, Assassin Bugs, Bees, Beetles, Bristletails, Bugs, Caterpillars, Centipedes, Crickets, Earwigs, Eggs, Feathers, Fighting-Interacting-Carrying, Flies, Flowers & Buds, Gnats, Grasshoppers, Inchworms, Isopods, Jumping Plant Lice, Large Insects, Larvae, Leafhoppers, Leaves, Mammal Hair, Mating Insects, Microcosm (A Little World), Midges, Millipedes, Mites, Mites on Host, Mosquitos, Moths, Other Insects, Other Inclusions (Non-Insect), Other Botanical, Plant Hoppers, Praying Mantis, Pseudoscorpions, Psocids, Pupa and Larvae, Queen Ants, Rare/Unusual/Odd Inclusions, Roaches, Roots of Botanical, Scorpions, Seeds, Snails, Spiders, Spider Webs, Stalactites, Swarms, Termites, Thrips, Ticks, Twigs, Twisted Winged Parasites, Unusual Botanical, Webspinners (Zorapteran), Wasps, Water Bubbles (Enhydros), Weevils

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