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Ref ID: 32440
Ref Type: Journal Article
Authors: Lambert, Joseph B.
Shawl, Catherine E.
Johnson, Suzanne C.
Poinar, George O., Jr.
Title: Fossil resin from Asia
Date: 1999
Source: Ancient Biomolecules
Abstract: Fossil resins from a variety of locations in Asia have been examined by carbon-13 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Samples from the Russian island of Sakhalin and the Chinese province of Liaoning have spectra resembling the large family of Agathis-related materials found widely in New Zealand, North America, Europe, and Southwest Asia. These are the first such samples from East Asia. The spectra of samples from Burma, Borneo, Sumatra, and India closely resemble those of previously examined material from Australia, Papua New Guinea, and the Claiborne formation in Arkansas. One other sample from India did not readily fall into earlier classifications.
Date Created: 7/21/2003
Volume: 3
Number: 1
Page Start: 29
Page End: 35