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Colors and types of Amber

One method of classifying amber is by color and degree of transparency
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Colors of Amber include yellow, orange, red, white, brown, green, bluish, and "black" (dark shades of other colors)

The degree of transparency varies in amber from clear to cloudy. Clear amber is transparent and usually ranges from pale yellow to dark reddish yellow

Cloudy amber can be semi-transparent to opaque

Butter colored amber in all its ranges has tiny bubbles, suspended dust particles, and also compared with the look of whipped honey

Green amber has tiny bubble inclusions and suspended particles, but it does not have the yellowish appearance of fat. The green color probably results from decaying organic matter in a marsh environment.

Bone or osseous amber is whitish yellow or brown in color, opaque and looks similar to ivory or bone. Black decayed organic debris is commonly found in this type of amber

In Poland, some 200 folk names are applied to amber
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