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IX - Organic compounds

Name   Amber
Chemistry   [C, H, O]
Hardness   2 - 2.5
Lustre   resinous
Colour   wax yellow, brown, yellowish white, transparent, translucent
Streak   white 
Density [g/cm3]   1.0 - 1.1
Crystal habit   amorphous
Cleavage, Fracture   fracture conchoidal
other characteristics and occurrences   fossil tree sap (resin)

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