tierrani: “ 15 Facts about Amber AMBER IS A GEM—BUT NOT A GEMSTONE. Amber is not a mineral, but the hardened resin of certain trees fossilized over long periods of time.
This extremely rare and scientifically important specimen is the largest lizard ever found in amber. In fact, it is the largest complete animal ever discovered in amber and among the finest fossil vertebrates known to exist.
*"Metaphysically, amber is said to bring luck, improve eyesight, and balance the endocrine and digestive networks.
Baltic amber ball - very rare Cerambycidae - body 6 mm. Fossil By Leth Damgaard