Amber obtained from Myanmar (formerly Burma). Burmite contains very little succinic acid. It is usually found in small pieces that are used for rosary beads and ear-cylinders.
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- Jack Odgen, Jewellery of the Ancient World, Rizzoli International Publications Inc., New York City, 1982
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