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Amber in Portugal: state of the art

Abstract:

Portuguese amber has received very little attention from the paleontological and geological points of view. To our knowledge, only twelve amber outcrops or amber-bearing areas have been detected in Portugal. The first outcrops were cited in times as old as 1867 and 1910, and although some of them were considered Jurassic in age, most likely the amber came from Cretaceous deposits. The Portuguese outcrops are poor in amber and, thus far, only a dipteran (Nematocera) insect has been found as bi...

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Published
Peer review status:
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Peñalver, E More by this author
Barrón, E More by this author
Delclòs, X More by this author
Álvarez-Fernández, E More by this author
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Publisher:
Geological and Mining Institute of Spain Publisher's website
Journal:
Cuadernos del Museo Geominero Journal website
Volume:
25
Pages:
279-287
Publication date:
2018-09-20
Acceptance date:
2018-07-20
Pubs id:
pubs:936512
URN:
uri:0c3dcdf9-4432-40b1-be34-51ba199a74a1
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uuid:0c3dcdf9-4432-40b1-be34-51ba199a74a1
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pubs:936512

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