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Found near Kaliningrad amber nugget called "Naval"

Amber nugget that employees of the Kaliningrad amber factory extracted on the eve of Day of the Navy of Russia, called "Naval", told reporters in a press-service of the enterprise.

As told at the enterprise, amber plant for a long time had friendly relations with the Baltic fleet and a patron of the crew of the destroyer "Persevering". In may of this year, on the eve of the Day of the Baltic fleet, the plant made amber coat of arms of the Russian Federation, the Armed forces and the Navy of Russia. Heraldic signs was donated to the Museum 11 field armies located in the House of officers of the Baltic fleet.

Nuggets called amber formations with a mass greater than one kilogram. In 2019 in the seaside career got 18 amber nuggets in 2018 17 jewels, in 2017 – 18. Before a year was extracted five or six of these stones.

All the extracted nuggets to assess the State Fund of precious metals and precious stones of the Russian Federation (Gokhran of Russia). Stones, precious recognized, join the state Fund. Of the specimens passed into the collection of the plant, the rest are put up for auction in the framework of the International amber industry forum Amberforum.

Kaliningrad amber factory is today the only Russian enterprise which is engaged in commercial production of the mineral. It was founded in 1947 on the basis of the königsberg amber manufactory. From 2013, plant for the decree of the President of the Russian Federation were placed under the control of the state Corporation "rostec". Located in the village of Amber, where it is concentrated about 90% of proven world reserves of amber.