The copal that remained was distributed in heaps upon the various altars.
Their base is copal, a fossil, resinous substance of vegetable origin.
These papas brought with them a kind of incense, which looked like resin, and is termed by them copal.
This they smeared with a paint made by the admixture of camwood and copal gum.
Dr Seler concludes “that it denotes the copal or the offering of incense.”
copal resin may be substituted for the amber, but it is not so durable.
copal dissolves in ether, and this ethereous solution may be mixed with alcohol without decomposition.
Whistler told us that he used a medium composed of copal, mastic, and turpentine.
After continuing the process for some time, no succinic acid is found in the receiver, but the copal blackens in the retort.
It resembles the animé of Madagascar rather than the copal of India, which flows from an entirely different tree.