Fossil resins of the Russian Arctic: to the history of study

Martirosyan О. V.

Zapiski RMO (Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society). 2020. V. 149. N 1. P. 131-138

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Language: Russian


The article analyses evidences on the first finds of fossil resins in the Russian Arctic. It is shown that previously all of them were mistakenly called “amber”. D.G.Messershmidt was the first scientist who mentioned about “amber” in the Arctic territory.

Keywords: Russian Arctic, fossils resins, history