Burmite

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Description

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.

See amber.

Synonyms and Related Terms

burmita (Esp.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Jack Odgen, Jewellery of the Ancient World, Rizzoli International Publications Inc., New York City, 1982

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