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Fish Fossil

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Description
The fossil is a "peel" of the head of an Eosalmo driftwoodensis or "dawn salmon". The pieces are identical mirror images preserving both sides of the fish.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
The fossil is a "peel" of the head of an Eosalmo driftwoodensis or "dawn salmon". The pieces are identical mirror images preserving both sides of the fish.
History Of Use
Found at Driftwood Canyon 1984
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2010.11.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3824
Description
A fish fossil in two pieces brought in from Driftwood Canyon. Part 'a' is the main body which ends just behind the gill area. Part 'b' is the rest of the tail and fits in below where it finishes off where it has broken off from the main piece.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
A fish fossil in two pieces brought in from Driftwood Canyon. Part 'a' is the main body which ends just behind the gill area. Part 'b' is the rest of the tail and fits in below where it finishes off where it has broken off from the main piece.
Width
a) 9.4 b) 7.0
Length
a)37.8 b)21.9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measurments taken at widest section
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2017.95.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4050
Description
Bones of Eosalmo driftwoodensis (genus of extinct salmon which lived during the Eocene epoch). The largest bone is most of the frontal, still attached at its back corner to the dermopterotic. The flattened, longer bones are branchiostegals. There is also a premaxilla with teeth (with a crack in the…
Title
Eosalmo driftwoodensis
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Period or Date Notes
Eocene epoch
Description
Bones of Eosalmo driftwoodensis (genus of extinct salmon which lived during the Eocene epoch). The largest bone is most of the frontal, still attached at its back corner to the dermopterotic. The flattened, longer bones are branchiostegals. There is also a premaxilla with teeth (with a crack in the rock passing through it). Specimen consits of one larger piece, with two smaller thinner pieces that would sit adjacent to form the whole.
Number Of Parts
3
Image Details
Photo by Tony L'Orsa. Diameter of the field of view in the image is about 10 cm.
Accession No.
2018.30.1 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3816
Description
Small, irregularly shaped slate-like piece of rock with a small fish, resembling a minnow, fossilized on one face. A fair amount of detail can be seen, including internal rib cages, tale structure, eye socket, and dorsal fin.Rock is brown in colour. Fossil is dark brown.According to an informal ana…
Title
Larval Fish Fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
Small, irregularly shaped slate-like piece of rock with a small fish, resembling a minnow, fossilized on one face. A fair amount of detail can be seen, including internal rib cages, tale structure, eye socket, and dorsal fin.Rock is brown in colour. Fossil is dark brown.According to an informal analysis performed by Dr. Mark V. H. Wilson, professor emeritus of the University of Alberta, this is likely of the Amyzon species, catostomidae family - a relative of the sucker fish.
History Of Use
Ken Shannon was an avid amateur fossil collector.
Length
5.25
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measured the whole rock, not the fish itself. The fish itself measures
Accession No.
2012.84.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4254
Material
STONE;
Description
Fossil of head and fin of fish. Possibly same fish as 2003.16.13.
Title
Fish fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
Fossil of head and fin of fish. Possibly same fish as 2003.16.13.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4255
Material
STONE;
Description
Fossil of head and fin of fish. Possibly same fish as 2003.16.12.
Title
Fish fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
Fossil of head and fin of fish. Possibly same fish as 2003.16.12.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.13
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4184
Description
In a July 2018 assessment, geologist Tony L'Orsa identified this as the vertebrate of an unknown fish.Scales and bone patterns evident.
Title
Unknown fish vertebrate fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
In a July 2018 assessment, geologist Tony L'Orsa identified this as the vertebrate of an unknown fish.Scales and bone patterns evident.
Accession No.
2018.58.27
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4232
Description
Fragment of light brown shale with a darker brown imprint of a potion of a fish. In a July 2018 assessment, geologist Tony L'Orsa identified this as a fossil of an unknown fish.
Title
Unknown fish fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
Fragment of light brown shale with a darker brown imprint of a potion of a fish. In a July 2018 assessment, geologist Tony L'Orsa identified this as a fossil of an unknown fish.
Width
7
Length
15.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length and width measured at widest points
Accession No.
2018.58.28
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Azolla primaeva fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts825
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light beige colored shale has a rusty color water formation and small fine lines on one side. The other side has three small dark brown marks the longest measuring 1.75cm in length and rust color on the edge. Fossil has jagged edges.
Other Names
WATER FERN
PLANT
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Light beige colored shale has a rusty color water formation and small fine lines on one side. The other side has three small dark brown marks the longest measuring 1.75cm in length and rust color on the edge. Fossil has jagged edges.
History Of Use
Water fern fossil or Azolla Primaeva was located at the Driftwood fossil beds.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
7
Length
16
Depth
0.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.40.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Conglomerate Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4151
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-UNKNOWN;
Description
Large conglomerate fossil. It is composed of various rounded fragments fossilized within a fine sedimentary rock. The rock is textured all over, with some fossilized shells and other materials evident on the surface.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, UNIDENTIFIABLE
Description
Large conglomerate fossil. It is composed of various rounded fragments fossilized within a fine sedimentary rock. The rock is textured all over, with some fossilized shells and other materials evident on the surface.
History Of Use
Found on farm lot 756 near Round Lake on the surface of a plowed field on July 27, 1989.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
1989.41.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3766
Material
STONE;
Description
Small beige and yellow fossil of an unidentified plant.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Small beige and yellow fossil of an unidentified plant.
Material
STONE;
Height
0.6
Width
3.4
Length
6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1999.3.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3767
Material
STONE;
Description
A beige fossil of an unidentified insect or plant.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A beige fossil of an unidentified insect or plant.
Material
STONE;
Height
0.4
Width
9.5
Length
11.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1999.3.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3770
Description
Small brown fossil of part of a clam with grey and orange patches.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, UNIDENTIFIABLE
Description
Small brown fossil of part of a clam with grey and orange patches.
Height
2.5
Width
4
Length
4.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2004.57.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3771
Material
STONE;
Description
Small grey fossil of part of a clam with brown, white, and orange patches.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, UNIDENTIFIABLE
Description
Small grey fossil of part of a clam with brown, white, and orange patches.
Material
STONE;
Height
3.2
Width
7.3
Length
9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2004.57.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3772
Material
STONE;
Description
Small grey fossil of part of a clam with brown and orange patches.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, UNIDENTIFIABLE
Description
Small grey fossil of part of a clam with brown and orange patches.
Material
STONE;
Height
3
Width
4
Length
8.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2004.57.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3773
Material
STONE;
Description
A grey fossil of part of a clam with orange and white patches.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, UNIDENTIFIABLE
Description
A grey fossil of part of a clam with orange and white patches.
Material
STONE;
Height
2.5
Width
5.3
Length
7.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2004.57.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3774
Material
STONE;
Description
Small grey fossil of part of a clam with grey and white patches.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, UNIDENTIFIABLE
Description
Small grey fossil of part of a clam with grey and white patches.
Material
STONE;
Height
2.5
Width
3.5
Length
6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2004.57.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3794
Description
Sand coloured flat fossil. Broken into a triangle type shape with dark brown fossil markings across.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, UNIDENTIFIABLE
Description
Sand coloured flat fossil. Broken into a triangle type shape with dark brown fossil markings across.
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2010.44.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3815
Description
An irregularly flat piece of slate-like rock with a Metasequoia shaped fossil on face and faint, small insect fossil on the other face. This insect fossil is of chief interest for this artifact as it is uncommon. In an e-mail exchange between Dr. Bruce Archibald, a professor at SFU, and Tony L'Orsa…
Title
Parasitoid Wasp Fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, INSECT
Description
An irregularly flat piece of slate-like rock with a Metasequoia shaped fossil on face and faint, small insect fossil on the other face. This insect fossil is of chief interest for this artifact as it is uncommon. In an e-mail exchange between Dr. Bruce Archibald, a professor at SFU, and Tony L'Orsa, a local geologist, Bruce identified it as a parasitoid wasp.Bruce suggested they are related to the ichneumonidae or braconidae groups of modern insects.
Length
9.2
Depth
0.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measuring the shape of the piece. Measurements taken at longest point. Wasp in fossil itself measures roughly 12 mm.
Accession No.
2017.86.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3965
Description
Four brachiopods of the Rhynchonellidae family. Mid-Jurassic from the Copper River area.
Title
Brachiopods
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, BRACHIOPOD
Description
Four brachiopods of the Rhynchonellidae family. Mid-Jurassic from the Copper River area.
History Of Use
Kenneth Shannon was an avid fossil collector
Number Of Parts
4
Accession No.
2012.84.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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