Amber is not technically a mineral - it is a fossil. We placed this page within our minerals section in addition to our fossils section, because many people do not look for it under fossils.
Amber is fossilized tree resin. Copal is geologically younger than Baltic Amber. Copal is known for containing excellent insect specimens. Baltic Amber is the oldest and considered the finest in the world, and comes from the Baltic region. It is the type of amber typically set into jewelry.
Metaphysical Properties: Amber helps remove energy blockages, strengthens physical body. Amber is excellent for enhancing altered states of consciousness.
Corresponding Astrological Signs: Gemini, Leo, Aquarius Chakras: 7th - Crown Chakra: spirituality, altered states of consciousness. 3rd Chakra - Solar Plexus: strengthens the intellect and physical body's energy field.