Amber Treasures: The Skill of Sunstone Extraction in Russia 1 234 567

Amber Treasures: The Skill of Sunstone Extraction in Russia

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Russia's Kaliningrad region is home to the world's largest known amber deposit: 90% of the world's amber comes from this very deposit. Kaliningrad Amber Combine annually extracts 300 tons of pitch earth, which is about 50 million years old. Sputnik has learnt the technology of the so-called "sunstone" extraction in Russia.

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