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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
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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Trigonia fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Trigonia fossil has nine dark, grey almost black shiny triangular shellfish impressions in a dark, grey, jagged sedimentary rock. On the opposite side of this fossil are raised impressions of clams, some are a greyish-white, dull color and others are almost black and shiny. Approximately fourteen …
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Trigonia fossil has nine dark, grey almost black shiny triangular shellfish impressions in a dark, grey, jagged sedimentary rock. On the opposite side of this fossil are raised impressions of clams, some are a greyish-white, dull color and others are almost black and shiny. Approximately fourteen on this side. A '12' in black numbering on a round, white circle exists on the trigonia side of fossil.
History Of Use
Trigonia fossil has triangular shellfish fossils on one side and clams on the other. This fossil was found in Terrace.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
12.5
Length
16
Depth
8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.24.2
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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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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Thuja fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Light-beige fossil has slight traces of a rusty color near edge by dark brown cedar imprint. Impression distinctly shows small branches of cedar or Thuja. Measurements include 11cm in length by 9cm wide and .5cm thick. B-Light-beige fossil fits together with (A) and has the back end of dark bro…
Other Names
Cedar
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A-Light-beige fossil has slight traces of a rusty color near edge by dark brown cedar imprint. Impression distinctly shows small branches of cedar or Thuja. Measurements include 11cm in length by 9cm wide and .5cm thick. B-Light-beige fossil fits together with (A) and has the back end of dark brown cedar sprig. Measurements include 11cm in length by 5.5cm wide and .5cm thick.
History Of Use
Fossil has an impression of a thuja or cedar and was located at the Driftwood Creek fossil beds. This sample has broken in two and is numbered A and B.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions are listed in Object Description
Accession No.
1987.40.1 a-b
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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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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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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Metasequoia fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Light-beige colored shale with a dark colored imprint of a dawn Redwood which has stem and needles pointing upwards. Total measurements are 10cm in length, 3.5cm wide and .2cm thick. B-Light-beige colored shale with a light brown curved imprint of redwood, the stem has spaced needles arcing towa…
Other Names
Dawn redwood
Plant
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A-Light-beige colored shale with a dark colored imprint of a dawn Redwood which has stem and needles pointing upwards. Total measurements are 10cm in length, 3.5cm wide and .2cm thick. B-Light-beige colored shale with a light brown curved imprint of redwood, the stem has spaced needles arcing towards outside of fossil edge. Total measurements are 9cm long by 7.5cm wide and 1.25cm thick. C-Round jagged fossil, light beige in color has a light impressions of seven extended small branches with needles and a center stem. Imprint is very light but easily identified as a dawn Redwood. Total measurements include 7.5cm in length by 6cm wide and .2cm thick.
History Of Use
These fossils known as Metasequoia or Dawn Redwood are one of the more common fossils found at Driftwood Creek.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions noted in Object Description.
Accession No.
1987.40.6 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Sequoia fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Light-beige colored shale with a 5cm long dark brown colored imprint of a Redwood which has stem and needles pointing upwards. Total measurements of fossil are 17cm in length by 13cm wide and 1.3cm thick. B-Jagged shaped light-beige colored shale with a 7.5cm dark imprint of Redwood with thick n…
Other Names
Redwood
Plant
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A-Light-beige colored shale with a 5cm long dark brown colored imprint of a Redwood which has stem and needles pointing upwards. Total measurements of fossil are 17cm in length by 13cm wide and 1.3cm thick. B-Jagged shaped light-beige colored shale with a 7.5cm dark imprint of Redwood with thick needles. Total measurements of fossil are 10cm in length by 8cm wide and .3cm thick. C-Light-beige colored shale with 4.75cm long dark brown imprint of Redwood with stem and small needles. Total measurements of fossil are 17cm in length by 13cm wide and .75cm thick. D-Light-beige colored shale with a rusty colored 1cm thick outline around half of the fossil and a dark imprint of a 4.5cm Redwood with stem and thick needles. Total measurements of fossil are 20cm by 8.5cm by .75cm thick.
History Of Use
These fossils known as Sequoia or Redwood are one of the more common fossils found at Driftwood Creek.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions are noted in Object Description.
Accession No.
1987.40.7 a-d
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
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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Sphenopsids fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small horsetail stem imprinted on thin light-brown shale. The fossilized material is dark brown with evident ridges on stem.
Other Names
Horsetail
Plant
Equisetum
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Small horsetail stem imprinted on thin light-brown shale. The fossilized material is dark brown with evident ridges on stem.
History Of Use
Plant fossils are relatively less important than animal fossils, although pollen and algae are important for dating some rocks. The equisetum or horsetail grew up to 40m tall.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Accession No.
1987.49.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Taxodium fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Light-brown colored shale with a small 2.5cm portion of fern-like leaf imprinted in a darker color on fossil. Measurements' include 11.5cm in length by 4.5cm in width. B-Light-brown colored shale with a 3cm portion of fern-like leaf imprinted in a darker color on fossil. Measurements include 19…
Other Names
Bald cyprus
lant
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A-Light-brown colored shale with a small 2.5cm portion of fern-like leaf imprinted in a darker color on fossil. Measurements' include 11.5cm in length by 4.5cm in width. B-Light-brown colored shale with a 3cm portion of fern-like leaf imprinted in a darker color on fossil. Measurements include 19.5cm in length by 4.5cm in width.
History Of Use
Plant fossils are relatively less important than animal fossils, although pollen and algae are important for dating some rocks. The taxodium or bald cyprus have needles and small stem. Fossils A and B are two halves or a mirror image of themselves.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.49.2 a-b
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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Metasequoia Fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Light-brown colored shale with a 2.5cm long by 1cm wide back section of dawn redwood in a light ochre color. Fossil measures 15cm in length by 3.5cm wide. B-Light-brown colored shale with a 4.5cm long by 1cm wide dark imprint of a dawn redwood. Imprint is detailed and distinct. Fossil measures…
Other Names
Dawn redwood
Plant
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A-Light-brown colored shale with a 2.5cm long by 1cm wide back section of dawn redwood in a light ochre color. Fossil measures 15cm in length by 3.5cm wide. B-Light-brown colored shale with a 4.5cm long by 1cm wide dark imprint of a dawn redwood. Imprint is detailed and distinct. Fossil measures 15cm in length by 3.5cm wide. Dawn redwood leaf is two halves/mirror image of a cross section of a plant.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions are noted in Object Description.
Accession No.
1987.49.5 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Sequoia fossil

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Light-beige colored shale has jagged edges and a 4cm light brown colored imprint of a sequoia and/or redwood near edge of fossil. Small needles and stem are clearly defined although the tip of redwood is missing. Measurements include 8cm i length by 7cm wide and .2cm thick. B-Light-beige colored…
Other Names
Redwood
Plant
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A-Light-beige colored shale has jagged edges and a 4cm light brown colored imprint of a sequoia and/or redwood near edge of fossil. Small needles and stem are clearly defined although the tip of redwood is missing. Measurements include 8cm i length by 7cm wide and .2cm thick. B-Light-beige colored shale has reasonably straight edges with a 2.5cm light brown colored inprint of a sequoia and/or redwood near tip of triangular corner. The small needles and stem are clearly defined although only a portion of sprig can be seen. Measurements include 9cm in length by 8cm wide and .2cm thick.
History Of Use
Sequoia or Redwood is a fossil from the collection of Carl Drake of California.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions are located in the Object Description.
Accession No.
1987.49.6 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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