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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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