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Age of Amber & Copal



Someone has asked me to post this, so here it is.  This is a table
from an article written by George Poinar titled "Bees in Fossilized Resin"
from Bee World 75(2), 1994, p. 71-77.

Amber and Copal deposits containing authenticated bee fossils:

Baltic       40 Million Years
Dominican    25-40 Million Years
Mexican      22-26 Million Years
Sicilian     30 Million Years
Colombian    250 Years
Kenya        30-40 Years