DEPOSITSThere are deposits and mines.Although amber has been found
throughout the world, there are two most important areas where amber is
mined commercially: the shores of the Baltic Sea and the Dominican Republic.
About 90% of the
world's amber is Baltic amber deposited in Sambian peninsula near Yantarnyi,
Russia (former Palmnicken, East Prussia) alone. Baltic amber is also found in
Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Poland. It occurs amber is washed up ashore in
Denmark, Norway, and England.
Raw material of Baltic Amber ready for making up jewelry,
Amber is also commercially extracted in
Mexico, Ukraine, Myanmar, and New Jersey (U.S.); however,
significantly less in quantity.
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