The Varieties of Amber (succinite)
Depending on the place of origin, age and the amber-yielding pine, there are different types of amber.
The colors of amber vary from wax white, light yellow to dark yellow, orange, red to brown, opaque and
translucent. Amber with microscopic air bubbles appear in a milky yellow.
Worldwide, more than 80 types of amber are known, but the most common is the succinite amber.
Of the varieties of Succinit amber be distinguished in particular by the degree of turbidity, characteristic
are the smooth transitions and mixing in the individual pieces.
Black Varnish or Glaze – gray to mottled, decayed wood and soil with resin as a binder.
Foam – opaque, yellowish white, even floats in fresh water. A modified form of variations "bone."