Kauri is the fossil gum of a cone-bearing tree dug from the ground in northern New Zealand.
Anciently, the substance was known as amber—a name which was subsequently applied also to the fossil gum now commonly so called.
Amber is the fossil gum of extinct cone-bearing trees found mainly along the Baltic coast of Prussia.
But, wonder of wonders, we find the whole insect preserved in that fossil gum amber.
Amber is a fossil gum of trees of the genus Pinus and is thus a vegetable rather than mineral product.
Amber is a fossil gum or resin, the juice of pine trees, which in course of time has become petrified like coal.