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Not quite amber

July 13, 2016 Leave a comment
More than gum

Apricot gum?

This little chip, about twice the size of a child’s front tooth, came off an apricot.

It was on the fruit itself, not the branch or the trunk.

It’s so hard that it clatters.

Here it is, almost a jewel, seen through the microscope.