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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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Azolla primaeva fossil

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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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Bulkley Valley School Days

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Date Range
1982
Collection
Della Herman fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a book, Bulkley Valley School Days, about the history of education in the Bulkley Valley. It was written by longtime local educator Della Herman in 1981 and published in partnership with School District #54 in 1982.
, of their teachers, and of their fellow pupils are delightful. It is really fascinating to see the gleam in their eyes as they tell of some mischievous escapade in which they took part, showing that human nature hasn’t changed too much over the years. This account is an attempt to bring together the history
Collection
Della Herman fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Della Herman
Fonds No.
PF29
Series No.
S1
Accession No.
2012.56.7
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1982
History / Biographical
Della Herman (nee Carpenter) was a teacher, principal, supervising principal, and school trustee in the Bulkley Valley from 1936 until the mid-1980s, primarily working at Smithers Elementary School / Muheim Memorial Elementary.
Scope and Content
Item is a book, Bulkley Valley School Days, about the history of education in the Bulkley Valley. It was written by longtime local educator Della Herman in 1981 and published in partnership with School District #54 in 1982.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Conglomerate Fossil

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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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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
Light-beige colored shale has a two diamond shaped samples mounted together on a wooden board. There is a rust colored outline extending the perimeter of the sample with mirror image of two Sequoia leaves and a fern-like image near the bottom. Cracked on the bottom of sample near fern-like image. "…
Other Names
plant fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Light-beige colored shale has a two diamond shaped samples mounted together on a wooden board. There is a rust colored outline extending the perimeter of the sample with mirror image of two Sequoia leaves and a fern-like image near the bottom. Cracked on the bottom of sample near fern-like image. "Donated by Gordon Harvey" is written on the back.
History Of Use
Fossil has sample of Sequoia or Redwood leaves and a fern-like image. This fossil is mounted on a wooden board and is in two halves which are a mirror image of themselves. Located at the Driftwood Creek fossil beds, this fossil dates back to the Eocena
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
2
Length
28
Depth
1.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1994.21.7
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
Petrified fossil is brown in color with black lines separating the layers. Some of the layers are a dark grey color ranging to a light cream color. One side has a smooth cut from a rock saw and the opposite side is rough with white minerals all over.
Other Names
petrified wood
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Petrified fossil is brown in color with black lines separating the layers. Some of the layers are a dark grey color ranging to a light cream color. One side has a smooth cut from a rock saw and the opposite side is rough with white minerals all over.
History Of Use
No information on where this fossil was located.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
5
Length
7
Depth
2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.35.1
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-This light-beige colored shale has a rusty colored ring around the outer edge with a dark brown pine needle imprint measuring 8.5cm in length. B-This light-beige colored shale has the same dark pine needle imprint as described in (A) summary although portion of shale has chipped away directly on …
Other Names
Pine needles
Plant
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A-This light-beige colored shale has a rusty colored ring around the outer edge with a dark brown pine needle imprint measuring 8.5cm in length. B-This light-beige colored shale has the same dark pine needle imprint as described in (A) summary although portion of shale has chipped away directly on the impression, a 2cm section is missing.
History Of Use
These two fossils from Driftwood Creek are two halves and a mirror image of themselves. They feature a pine needle impression.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
11
Length
17.5
Depth
2.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.40.4 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Straight edge light-beige colored shale with rust colored outside edge with a small dark brown imprint of small twig with tiny needles. Imprint measures 7.5cm and little branches total four with clear detailing on needles. Total measurements of shale is 19.5cm in length 13.5cm wide and .75cm th…
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A-Straight edge light-beige colored shale with rust colored outside edge with a small dark brown imprint of small twig with tiny needles. Imprint measures 7.5cm and little branches total four with clear detailing on needles. Total measurements of shale is 19.5cm in length 13.5cm wide and .75cm thick. B-Small light-beige colored shale has dark imprint of small sprig with tiny needles covering most of the sample. Specimen is similar to one listed in (A). Measurements of shale include 6.5cm in length, 3cm wide and .2cm thick. C-Grey, brown shale has straight edges with basic rectangular shape and a dark brown oval leaf in the center. The veins and edges of leaf is distinct and clear, however a small portion of imprint is missing. Leaf impression measures 5cm in length by 1.75cm wide. The total measurements of shale is 7.5cm in length, 5.5cm wide and .75cm thick.
History Of Use
Fossils were located at the Driftwood Creek fossil beds.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions are included in Object Description.
Accession No.
1987.40.9 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-This dark, brown imprint is 5.5cm in length by 1cm thick with the center tapered inwards on a light-brown shale fossil. Some of the fossil has lifted off near end. Measurments include 22.5cm in length by 5.5cm in width. B-This dark, brown imprint is 6.5cm in length by 1cm thick with the center …
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A-This dark, brown imprint is 5.5cm in length by 1cm thick with the center tapered inwards on a light-brown shale fossil. Some of the fossil has lifted off near end. Measurments include 22.5cm in length by 5.5cm in width. B-This dark, brown imprint is 6.5cm in length by 1cm thick with the center tapered inwards on a light-brown shale fossil. Some of the fossil has lifted off near the end. Measurements include 20cm in length by 6cm in width.
History Of Use
This fossil which is part of collection from Carl Drake of California has not been identified, however it does resemble plant-like object.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
See Object Description for dimensions.
Accession No.
1987.49.3 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A- Light-brown colored shale has a 2cm by 1cm dark-brown stem-like imprint near edge of shale with some tiny fern-like leaves staggered around stem. Measurments include 9cm in length by 8.5cm in width and .2cm thick. B- Dark grey-brown colored shale has a small 3cm dark brown fern imprint in one co…
Other Names
Water fern
Plant
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A- Light-brown colored shale has a 2cm by 1cm dark-brown stem-like imprint near edge of shale with some tiny fern-like leaves staggered around stem. Measurments include 9cm in length by 8.5cm in width and .2cm thick. B- Dark grey-brown colored shale has a small 3cm dark brown fern imprint in one corner and a small 1.75cm by 1cm dark brown stem-like object near edge. Measurements include 9cm in length by 5.5cm in width and .2cm thick.
History Of Use
These fossils have been identified as a water ferns.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1987.49.4 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light-ochre colored shale has an 1.5cm orangey outline around half of the shale sample with a small 4.5cm section of a plant with needle-like leaves and stem in a darker brown color.
Other Names
Plant
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Light-ochre colored shale has an 1.5cm orangey outline around half of the shale sample with a small 4.5cm section of a plant with needle-like leaves and stem in a darker brown color.
History Of Use
Plant fossil is a small sprig with needle-like leaves, the original catalogue card suggest it may be a Glyptostrobus.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
13.5
Length
19
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.49.9
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small fossil of a leaf imprinted on thin light-brown shale. The leaf imprint us dark brown and measures 3cm in length by 1.8cm in width. Veins and edges on leaf are distinct.
Other Names
leaf
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Small fossil of a leaf imprinted on thin light-brown shale. The leaf imprint us dark brown and measures 3cm in length by 1.8cm in width. Veins and edges on leaf are distinct.
History Of Use
This fossil was found by the donor, Kip Beck at the Driftwood Creek fossil beds. The fossil beds date to the Eocene Period, 43 - 52 million years ago.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
12.2
Length
13.3
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.4.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light-beige colored shale has a rusty-colored section of rock on one side and the partial willow leaf impression which is a dark brown color revealing some tiny veins on leaf. Fossil imprint is not complete as parts are missing.
Other Names
Leaf
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Light-beige colored shale has a rusty-colored section of rock on one side and the partial willow leaf impression which is a dark brown color revealing some tiny veins on leaf. Fossil imprint is not complete as parts are missing.
History Of Use
Partial willow leaf was identified by Tony L'Orsa and suggested it was called a Salix.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
4
Length
6
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.30.1
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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