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Vertebrate fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Fossil of fish spine and two fins are dark brown in color on a light brown shale. Measurements include 13.2cm in length by 15cm wide by .2cm thick. B-Fossil of fish spine and two fins are dark brown in color on a light brown shale. Measurements include 13.8cm in length by 8cm wide by .5cm thick.
Other Names
Fish
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A-Fossil of fish spine and two fins are dark brown in color on a light brown shale. Measurements include 13.2cm in length by 15cm wide by .2cm thick. B-Fossil of fish spine and two fins are dark brown in color on a light brown shale. Measurements include 13.8cm in length by 8cm wide by .5cm thick.
History Of Use
Fish fossil are two halves or a mirror image of two cross sections of a fish. Two fins and spine are evident. Fossil was found at the Driftwood Creek fossil beds. The fossils beds date to the Eocene Period, 43-52 millions ago.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions are included in Object Description.
Accession No.
1989.4.2 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Vertebrate fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts1063
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Greyish-brown fossil with yellow debris in areas and a darker-brown fish head and neck fossil with fins visible.
Other Names
Fish
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Greyish-brown fossil with yellow debris in areas and a darker-brown fish head and neck fossil with fins visible.
History Of Use
These fossils are called vertebrates because they have internal skeletons of cartilage or bone. This fossil was found at Driftwood.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
23
Length
30
Depth
0.1
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.168.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Vertebrate fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts1446
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Grey-brown fossil has a back section of a fish measuring 14.5cm by 6.5cm in a darker brown color. Half of the fossil is covered with a yellow and brown light colored shale. The back of this diamond shaped fossil is a mixed brown color with a rusty substance.
Other Names
Fish
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Grey-brown fossil has a back section of a fish measuring 14.5cm by 6.5cm in a darker brown color. Half of the fossil is covered with a yellow and brown light colored shale. The back of this diamond shaped fossil is a mixed brown color with a rusty substance.
History Of Use
Fossil of fish was recovered at Driftwood Canyon October 1994. Fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals are classified as vertebrates because they have internal skeletons of cartilage or bone.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
13
Length
27.5
Depth
1.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1994.22.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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