Dominican amber is amber from the Dominican Republic. Resin from the extinct tree Hymenaea protera is the source of Dominican amber and probably of most amber found in the tropics. Dominican Republic Amber comes in a variety of and shades, the most common color of amber in the D.R is yellow followed by green. Please see grading amber for the variety of colors in Amber that the Dominican republic has to offer
Dominican Amber differentiates itself from Baltic amber by being nearly always transparent, and it has a higher number of fossil inclusions. This has enabled the detailed reconstruction of the ecosystem of a long-vanished tropical forest.