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Petrified Wood

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Petrified wood fossil is a light brown, beige color with many layers almost giving a wood-like appearance. There is an opaque, translucent layer on one side of sample and streaks throughout. Slight traces of dark brown mineral mixed throughout fossil. Shape of sample is long and narrow with once …
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Petrified wood fossil is a light brown, beige color with many layers almost giving a wood-like appearance. There is an opaque, translucent layer on one side of sample and streaks throughout. Slight traces of dark brown mineral mixed throughout fossil. Shape of sample is long and narrow with once side rounded. '19' is numbered in black lettering on a white round circle.
History Of Use
Petrified wood fossil was found on Smithers town site.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
4
Length
14.5
Depth
3.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.33.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Ammonite fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Ammonite fossil is a snail like impression in a dark, grey and brown sedimentary rock. The fossil impression measures 7cm across and has a darker shiny appearance. A '13' is numbered in black ink on a white circle.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Ammonite fossil is a snail like impression in a dark, grey and brown sedimentary rock. The fossil impression measures 7cm across and has a darker shiny appearance. A '13' is numbered in black ink on a white circle.
History Of Use
Ammonite fossil was found in Terrace, B.C. and is known as one of the most important groups of fossils for dating Mesozoic rocks as they changed very rapidly with time and had wide geographical distributions.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
13
Length
13
Depth
9.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.24.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Ammonite fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Ammonite fossil fragments are portions of snail-like creatures, light brown in color they have small black color ridges in a circular form. A-Small portion measuring 2cm by 1.5cm and .25cm deep has ridges on either side. B-Lighter in color, this ammonite measures 3cm by 2cm and 1.5cm deep and then …
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Ammonite fossil fragments are portions of snail-like creatures, light brown in color they have small black color ridges in a circular form. A-Small portion measuring 2cm by 1.5cm and .25cm deep has ridges on either side. B-Lighter in color, this ammonite measures 3cm by 2cm and 1.5cm deep and then ends are flat with no raised ridges. C-Largest of the five fossil samples, this ammonite measures 4cm by 3cm by 1cm. It has curved ridges on either side. D-Grey-brown in color this ammonite has half of snail-like impression on one side with deep and distinct grooves. Measurements include 4.5cm in length, 4cm wide and 1.25cm thick. E-Medium-brown in color this mussel or Modiolus is 2.5cm in length with distinct shell lines and textures. Each ammonite sample has a '23' in black lettering on a small white circle.
History Of Use
Smaller ammonite fragments were found at Hunter Basin in Telkwa. Possibly dating back to the Jurassic era of 150 million ago, these fossils are from a marine environment.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
See object desription for ammonite dimensions.
Accession No.
1987.31.1 a-e
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Eohidon fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Small triangular light-beige fossil with spine shape dark-brown imprint on majority of surface. Measurements include 5cm in length and 3.5cm wide and .5cm thick. B-Large light-beige jagged fossil with dark brown spiny impressions throughout fossil. Measurements include 20cm in length by 12cm wi…
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A-Small triangular light-beige fossil with spine shape dark-brown imprint on majority of surface. Measurements include 5cm in length and 3.5cm wide and .5cm thick. B-Large light-beige jagged fossil with dark brown spiny impressions throughout fossil. Measurements include 20cm in length by 12cm wide and .5cm thick.
History Of Use
These fossils were located in the Driftwood Creek fossil beds.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions are included in Object Description.
Accession No.
1987.40.8 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
The fossil has a multitude of browns and greys mixed throughout with a small dark brown impression of a metasequoia 6cm in length. There is also a distinguishable circular object located beside the fossil imprint.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
The fossil has a multitude of browns and greys mixed throughout with a small dark brown impression of a metasequoia 6cm in length. There is also a distinguishable circular object located beside the fossil imprint.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Height
0.3
Width
12.5
Length
22
Depth
2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.11.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
Mineral/rock
Description
A large grey rock with fossils of a clam and ammonite.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A large grey rock with fossils of a clam and ammonite.
History Of Use
Found in backyard on Providence place. The donor gave permission for fossil to be used in education.
Material
Mineral/rock
Height
4
Width
7
Length
11.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.1.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light, brown fossil rock has a dark, brown impression of a two full fern leaves and partial others. The sandstone rock is jagged on sides and has a grainy surface.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Light, brown fossil rock has a dark, brown impression of a two full fern leaves and partial others. The sandstone rock is jagged on sides and has a grainy surface.
Narrative
Fossil appears to be more of a fir tree than a fern
History Of Use
Fossil is made of sandstone and was possibly found in the Moricetown area. Original accession card states the large centre fossil is a metasequioa.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
12
Length
18
Depth
6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.51.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Fossils are located in a number of greyish-brown, jagged, sedimentary rocks with porous surface. Eighteen have been described previously as unknown; however most have triangular shellfish or clams shapes and impressions.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Fossils are located in a number of greyish-brown, jagged, sedimentary rocks with porous surface. Eighteen have been described previously as unknown; however most have triangular shellfish or clams shapes and impressions.
History Of Use
A total of 40 fossils have been originally accessioned, however only 38 recovered to date. Some of fossils have been specifically identified but 18 have been categorized as unknown. These fossils were found at McDonell Lake area.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
13.5
Length
19
Depth
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Largest fossil dimensions listed.
Accession No.
1987.32.1 a-o
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Large rock fossil is a dark grey color with rusty-brown areas throughout. An indented shallow suggests the fan shell or pinna impression. The surface of rock fossil is smooth and non-porous. Measurments include 18.5cm long by 14cm wide by 10cm deep. B-Small rock fossil is a dark grey color with …
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A-Large rock fossil is a dark grey color with rusty-brown areas throughout. An indented shallow suggests the fan shell or pinna impression. The surface of rock fossil is smooth and non-porous. Measurments include 18.5cm long by 14cm wide by 10cm deep. B-Small rock fossil is a dark grey color with rusty-brown areas throughout. On opposite side of number is a pelecypod or small clam impression. Measurements include 6.5cm long by 6.5cm wide by 2cm deep. C-Smaller rock fossil is a dark grey color with rusty-brown areas throughout. A pelecypod or small clam impression exists on one side of rock fossil. Measurements include 7cm long by 3cm wide by 2.5cm deep.
History Of Use
Large rock fossil was identified by Tony L'Orsa as a pinna (fan shell) and the two smaller loose pieces are pelecypod (small clams).
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
See object description for dimensions.
Accession No.
1990.31.1 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light-beige colored shale that has an imprint; possibly a fish. The impression is a medium-brown color.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Light-beige colored shale that has an imprint; possibly a fish. The impression is a medium-brown color.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Fossil is in two pieces, held together by cardboard strips on the back. Light tan/beige with a darker imprint of the fossilized material.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Fossil is in two pieces, held together by cardboard strips on the back. Light tan/beige with a darker imprint of the fossilized material.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 j
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small rectangluar fossil. Light brown piece of shale with black markings on the back. Fossilized material is darker brown.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Small rectangluar fossil. Light brown piece of shale with black markings on the back. Fossilized material is darker brown.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 e
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small light-beige shale has a slight rust tinge on the back and an imprint on the front.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Small light-beige shale has a slight rust tinge on the back and an imprint on the front.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 cc
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Fossil is in two pieces. Light beige coloured shale fragments with darker brown imprint of a portion of a salmon head on the front.Visible is the mouth, gills, eye socket, fin, and a portion of the spine. Back of the fossil fragments have some white residue.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Fossil is in two pieces. Light beige coloured shale fragments with darker brown imprint of a portion of a salmon head on the front.Visible is the mouth, gills, eye socket, fin, and a portion of the spine. Back of the fossil fragments have some white residue.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 i
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Large fossil fragment containing the body portion of a salmon. Fossil is light-beige shale with the fossilized material imprinted in a darker brown. Visible is the fish's spine, two fins, and a portion of a thrid fin.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Large fossil fragment containing the body portion of a salmon. Fossil is light-beige shale with the fossilized material imprinted in a darker brown. Visible is the fish's spine, two fins, and a portion of a thrid fin.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 g
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Very small fragment of a fossil. Light-brown shale with darker brown fossilized material; resembles small worm-like creatures.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Very small fragment of a fossil. Light-brown shale with darker brown fossilized material; resembles small worm-like creatures.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 n
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Very small fossil fragment. Light beige shale with slightly darker brown imprint on the front. Fossilized material is worm-like.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Very small fossil fragment. Light beige shale with slightly darker brown imprint on the front. Fossilized material is worm-like.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1974.106.1 k
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small light-beige colored shale is a square shape with a small medium-brown colored fly imprint with a visible thorax, abdomen and curled legs and wings.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Small light-beige colored shale is a square shape with a small medium-brown colored fly imprint with a visible thorax, abdomen and curled legs and wings.
History Of Use
Arthropods are the largest phylum of animals which include insects, spiders, scorpions, crustaceans, millipedes, centipedes and several extinct groups. In most arthropods, the body is divided into a head, thorax and abdomen.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
3.5
Length
3.5
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.106.1 s
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small light-beige round shaped shale has a light in indistinct impression of a small fly. The wings and legs on this specimen are a little crumpled and bent.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Small light-beige round shaped shale has a light in indistinct impression of a small fly. The wings and legs on this specimen are a little crumpled and bent.
History Of Use
Arthropods are the largest phylum of animals which include insects, spiders, scorpions, crustaceans, millipedes, centipedes and several extinct groups. In most arthropods, the body is divided into a head, thorax and abdomen.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
2
Length
2.4
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.106.1 w
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Salmonid fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Light-beige colored shale is triangular shaped with one third of fossil covered with a back section of fish. Distinct vertebrate and scales are noticeable in a darker color brown. Measurements include 12cm in length by 12.5cm wide and .5cm thick. B-Not located. C-Light-beige colored shale is rou…
Other Names
EOALMO DRIFTWOODENSIS
FISH
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A-Light-beige colored shale is triangular shaped with one third of fossil covered with a back section of fish. Distinct vertebrate and scales are noticeable in a darker color brown. Measurements include 12cm in length by 12.5cm wide and .5cm thick. B-Not located. C-Light-beige colored shale is rounded triangular shaped with half of fossil covered with a darker brown colored impression of the back part of a fish and tail. Measurements include 21cm in length by 12.5cm wide and .5cm thick. D-Smaller light-beige colored shale is triangular shaped with the tail portion of fossil covering most of this sample. Measurements include 13.5cm in length by 7cm wide and .5cm thick.
History Of Use
These two fossils from the Driftwood Creek are two halves and a mirror image of themselves. They feature three sections of a fish fossil that fit together. Fossil sample B has not been located. The three located pieces of the fossil fit together.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions are included in the Object Description.
Accession No.
1987.40.5 a-d
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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