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Material
STONE;
Description
Large whitish rock sample. The numbers 1041029 is inscribed in one corner.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
MINING AND MINERAL HARVESTING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Large whitish rock sample. The numbers 1041029 is inscribed in one corner.
Material
STONE;
Height
9
Width
10
Length
8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
2000.53.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Thin, flat stone 17 x 16cm with a fossil of a fish on it. The outside is very clear but there is no head. It is believed that this fossil is a Genesis Crossopterygians.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCK, SEDEMENTARY
Description
Thin, flat stone 17 x 16cm with a fossil of a fish on it. The outside is very clear but there is no head. It is believed that this fossil is a Genesis Crossopterygians.
History Of Use
approx. from the Devonian era- 330, 000, 000 years ago.
Height
0.1
Width
6.7
Length
17.4
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
2004.54.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A small brown fossil of a clam with orange and grey patches.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A small brown fossil of a clam with orange and grey patches.
Height
3.2
Width
5.51
Length
12
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
2004.57.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
STONE;
Description
Small, flat, jagged-edged fossil of a fern.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCK, SEDEMENTARY
Description
Small, flat, jagged-edged fossil of a fern.
Material
STONE;
Height
0.2
Width
6
Length
7.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1997.60.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
A small grey fossil of a clam with grey and orange patches.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCK, SEDEMENTARY
Description
A small grey fossil of a clam with grey and orange patches.
Material
STONE;
Height
3
Width
4.5
Length
7.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2004.57.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
STONE;
Description
Small grey fossil of part of a clam with patches of orange and white.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCK, SEDEMENTARY
Description
Small grey fossil of part of a clam with patches of orange and white.
Material
STONE;
Height
3.7
Width
3.2
Length
6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
2004.57.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A large piece of grey petrified wood.
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Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A large piece of grey petrified wood.
Height
20
Width
25
Length
36
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1971.13.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ROCK, SEDEMENTARY
Height
0.3
Width
3.2
Length
5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1974.106.1 r
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1974.106.1 s
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1974.106.1 w
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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 …
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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
Images
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.
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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
Images
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
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.
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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
Images
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…
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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
Images
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…
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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
Images
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…
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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
Images
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.
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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
Images
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.
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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
Images
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 …
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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
Images

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