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Stable Isotopes (H, C, S) and the Origin of Baltic Amber

Published Online: 29 May 2009
Volume & Issue: Volume 33 (2009) - Issue -1 (June 2009)
Page range: 33 - 36
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English
Stable Isotopes (H, C, S) and the Origin of Baltic Amber

New results of isotope analysis of light elements (H, C and S) of a dozen Baltic amber samples are described and discussed. Carbon isotope composition was nearly constant (ca. -23‰), whereas sulphur and hydrogen varied in their isotope compositions from +4 to -28‰ and from -171 to -213‰, respectively. The formation and subsequent evolution of this material since its origin in Paleogene time until present is outlined.

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