rumanite (amber)

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Scope note
Fossil resin found in Romania. Similar to succinite, but it has been held to be of different botanical origin. Recent studies suggest that differences instead indicate that ruminite is a succinite that has suffered partial thermal degradation during the folding of the Oligocene Kliwa sandstone formation in which it is found.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024