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Azolla primaeva fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts825
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

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3766
Material
STONE;
Description
Small beige and yellow fossil of an unidentified plant.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Small beige and yellow fossil of an unidentified plant.
Material
STONE;
Height
0.6
Width
3.4
Length
6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1999.3.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts3767
Material
STONE;
Description
A beige fossil of an unidentified insect or plant.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A beige fossil of an unidentified insect or plant.
Material
STONE;
Height
0.4
Width
9.5
Length
11.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1999.3.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4051
Description
Tetracentron fossil, similar to the Tetracentron hopkinsii known from the One Mile Creek locality near Princeton BC. This specimen believed to be have been found in Driftwood Creek area.
Title
Tetracentron
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Tetracentron fossil, similar to the Tetracentron hopkinsii known from the One Mile Creek locality near Princeton BC. This specimen believed to be have been found in Driftwood Creek area.
Accession No.
2018.30.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4334
Description
Fossil of male cones of the Metasequoia (Dawn redwood). The small pollen producing organs can be seen sticking out from the lower set of pollen cones.
Title
Metasequoia
Other Names
Dawn redwood
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Fossil of male cones of the Metasequoia (Dawn redwood). The small pollen producing organs can be seen sticking out from the lower set of pollen cones.
History Of Use
Fossil recovered from Driftwood Canyon
Accession No.
2019.8.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4335
Description
Gymnosperm fossil, tentatively identified as a Glyptostrobus
Title
Glyptostrobus
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Gymnosperm fossil, tentatively identified as a Glyptostrobus
History Of Use
Fossil recovered from Driftwood Canyon
Accession No.
2019.8.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4250
Material
STONE;
Description
Fossil of a Metasequoia or "dawn redwood". There is a small hole in the top centre of the fossil and it has been squared into a rectangular shape. There are fossil imprints on both sides.
Title
Metasequoia
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Fossil of a Metasequoia or "dawn redwood". There is a small hole in the top centre of the fossil and it has been squared into a rectangular shape. There are fossil imprints on both sides.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4252
Material
STONE;
Description
Metasequoia or "dawn redwood" fossil. Fossil has been squared off into a rectangular shape and has a small hole drilled in the top.
Title
Metasequoia
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Metasequoia or "dawn redwood" fossil. Fossil has been squared off into a rectangular shape and has a small hole drilled in the top.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4253
Material
STONE;
Description
Fossil of Metasequoia foliage with branch attached.
Title
Metasequoia
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Fossil of Metasequoia foliage with branch attached.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.14
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts819
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

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts4251
Material
STONE;
Description
Leaf fossil. Fossil has been squared off into a rectangular shape and has a small hole drilled in the top.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Leaf fossil. Fossil has been squared off into a rectangular shape and has a small hole drilled in the top.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts826
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

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts831
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

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts841
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

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts842
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

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts847
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

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts911
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

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts965
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

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts1440
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light-beige shale is a square shape with a small 1cm long dark brown leaf imprint near edge. The stem and veins in the leaf are distinct and easily visible.
Other Names
Leaf
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Light-beige shale is a square shape with a small 1cm long dark brown leaf imprint near edge. The stem and veins in the leaf are distinct and easily visible.
History Of Use
Fossil located at the Driftwood Creek fossil beds and part of the Gordon Harvey collection.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
5.5
Length
6.5
Depth
0.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1994.21.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Fossil

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/artifacts1441
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light-beige colored shale has slight rust tinge throughout with a dark-brown imprint of small 1cm oval leaf with distinct stem and veins.
Other Names
Leaf
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Light-beige colored shale has slight rust tinge throughout with a dark-brown imprint of small 1cm oval leaf with distinct stem and veins.
History Of Use
Fossil located at the Driftwood Creek fossil beds and part of the Gordon Harvey collection.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
8.5
Length
11.5
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1994.21.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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