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Agate

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-CHALCEDONY;
Description
Agate sample has one flat, smooth surface from rock saw with grey, cream, beige, white and brown bands of color running throughout. The opposite side has a rounded surface with smooth cavities and depressions, light brown, grey and white in color. An '8' is numbered in black lettering on a white …
Other Names
Ore Sample
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
MINERAL, NONMETALLIC
Description
Agate sample has one flat, smooth surface from rock saw with grey, cream, beige, white and brown bands of color running throughout. The opposite side has a rounded surface with smooth cavities and depressions, light brown, grey and white in color. An '8' is numbered in black lettering on a white circle.
History Of Use
This sample of agate was found in Prince George. Agate, which is a form of chalcedony or quartz is characterized by curved bands or zones of differing color.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-CHALCEDONY;
Width
7.5
Length
9
Depth
3.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.23.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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AMMONITE FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A brown and grey colored rock formed in the shape of a coiled ammonite. The fossil has been fragmented and resembles one half of a doughnut. On one side the ribbing of the ammonite is evident, the other side is broken and irregular. It appears the rock has been glued together.
Other Names
ARCTOASTEROCERAS JELETZKI
CEPHALOPOD
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A brown and grey colored rock formed in the shape of a coiled ammonite. The fossil has been fragmented and resembles one half of a doughnut. On one side the ribbing of the ammonite is evident, the other side is broken and irregular. It appears the rock has been glued together.
History Of Use
This ammonite species is an index fossil for the upper Sinemuriza and lower Jurassic, Mesozoic era. It was found on a small island near Snowshoe Island, Babine Lake. It can be locally found in the Telkwa range.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
2
Length
4.3
Depth
1.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.0003.0003
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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AMMONITE FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A brown and grey colored rock with imprint of a coiled ammonite on one side. The fossil imprint measures approximately 3.5cm across. The other side of the rock has been cut smooth.
Other Names
DUBARICERAS FREBOLDI
CEPHALOPOD
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A brown and grey colored rock with imprint of a coiled ammonite on one side. The fossil imprint measures approximately 3.5cm across. The other side of the rock has been cut smooth.
History Of Use
An index fossil for the lower Pliensbachian, lower Jurassic Mesozoic era was formerly Uptoria. This sample was found in the Hazelton area and can be found locally in the Frying Pan range east of Babine River.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
5.5
Length
6.7
Depth
2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.0003.0004
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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AMMONITE FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A grey-black rock containing the form of a coiled ammonite on one side. The outer most or extruding coil is a rust-brown in color. The surface of the other side is grey in areas and one or two tiny fossils are embedded in the rock. The rock, in the area of the fossil, has been glued in several pl…
Other Names
SONNINID AMMONITE
CEPHALOPOD
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A grey-black rock containing the form of a coiled ammonite on one side. The outer most or extruding coil is a rust-brown in color. The surface of the other side is grey in areas and one or two tiny fossils are embedded in the rock. The rock, in the area of the fossil, has been glued in several places.
History Of Use
This ammonite is an index fossil for the lower Bzjocian, middle Jurassic, Mesozoic era. Found in the Hazelton area it can also be found locally in the Tenas Creek, Smithers landing, McDonnel Lake and Cronin Creek.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
11
Length
13
Depth
3.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.0003.0005
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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AMMONITE FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A grey rock formed in the shape of a coiled ammonite. The rock is shaped like a disk, with one half having broken away. Very little in the way of the coils or the ribbing is evident.
Other Names
CLEONICERAS PERIZIANUM
CEPHALOPOD
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A grey rock formed in the shape of a coiled ammonite. The rock is shaped like a disk, with one half having broken away. Very little in the way of the coils or the ribbing is evident.
History Of Use
This ammonite is an index fossil for the middle Albian, Lower Cretaceous, Mesozoic. Found on the Queen Charlotte islands, they can be foundon the upper Fulton River logging road and 1.6 km north of the Fulton River bridge. They can be locally found by t
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
3
Length
4.6
Depth
1.1
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.0003.0006
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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AMMONITE FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A grey-black rock formed in the shape of a coiled ammonite. A large portion of the specimen has been broken off (almost half). Much detail of the coils and ribbing is evident. Where the rock has broken, there are clear and white crystals embedded in the rock.
Other Names
KEPPLERITES
CEPHALOPOD
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A grey-black rock formed in the shape of a coiled ammonite. A large portion of the specimen has been broken off (almost half). Much detail of the coils and ribbing is evident. Where the rock has broken, there are clear and white crystals embedded in the rock.
History Of Use
This ammonite is an index fossil for the late Bathorian, middle Jurassic, Mesozic era. Found in the Moresby group, Queen Charlotte Islands. Can be locally found at Tenas Creek.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
7
Length
10.5
Depth
6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.0003.0007
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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ANGIOSPERM FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light-beige colored shale has a clear and distinct imprint of birch leaf. The impression measures 5cm in length by 3.5cm in width and has clear and definite lines in the stem and veins of leaf.
Other Names
BETULA STEVENSONI
BIRCH
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Light-beige colored shale has a clear and distinct imprint of birch leaf. The impression measures 5cm in length by 3.5cm in width and has clear and definite lines in the stem and veins of leaf.
History Of Use
Angiosperm are the most important and best known group of plants including leaves and flower plants. This sample comes from the George Dewitt collection.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
5
Length
8.5
Depth
0.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.0106.0001 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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ANGIOSPERM FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Light-brown colored shale with two dark-brown full impressions of small rounded leaves. The jagged edging and veins on the leaves are distinct and clear. The bottoms of the leaves are angled inwards. B-Light-brown shale is mirror image of imprint and shale described in Description A.
Other Names
PLANT
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A-Light-brown colored shale with two dark-brown full impressions of small rounded leaves. The jagged edging and veins on the leaves are distinct and clear. The bottoms of the leaves are angled inwards. B-Light-brown shale is mirror image of imprint and shale described in Description A.
History Of Use
Angiosperm are the most important and best known group of plants including leaves and flower plants. Fossils A and B are two halves or a mirror image of themselves.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
7.5
Length
16
Depth
1.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.0106.0001.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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ANGIOSPERM FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light-beige colored shale has leaf imprint in light-beige coloring except for the stem and veins which are a dark-brown color. Fossil is cracked but remains attached.
Other Names
LEAF
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Light-beige colored shale has leaf imprint in light-beige coloring except for the stem and veins which are a dark-brown color. Fossil is cracked but remains attached.
History Of Use
Angiosperms are the most important and best known group of plants including leaves and flower plants. This sample is cracked but remains attached.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
3.5
Length
7
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.0106.0001.13
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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ANGIOSPERM FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small light-beige shale has 1.5cm long rounded leaf in a medium-dark brown color. Stem and veins are slightly visible.
Other Names
LEAF
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Small light-beige shale has 1.5cm long rounded leaf in a medium-dark brown color. Stem and veins are slightly visible.
History Of Use
Angiosperms are the most important and best known group of plants including leaves and flower plants.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
3
Length
3
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.0106.0001.15
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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ANGIOSPERM FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light beige colored shale has vague imprint of large leaves that extends shale sample. The middle stem of leave is a dark brown however the veins are light and unclear.
Other Names
LEAF
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Light beige colored shale has vague imprint of large leaves that extends shale sample. The middle stem of leave is a dark brown however the veins are light and unclear.
History Of Use
Angiosperms are the most important and best known group of plants including leaves and flower plants.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
6
Length
11
Depth
0.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.0106.0001.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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ANGIOSPERM FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light brown colored shale has a dark brown leaf imprint covering most of the shale. Shale is jagged and has some paper residue on the bottom.
Other Names
LEAF
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Light brown colored shale has a dark brown leaf imprint covering most of the shale. Shale is jagged and has some paper residue on the bottom.
History Of Use
Angiosperms are the most important and best known group of plants including leaves and flower plants.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
6.5
Length
10.5
Depth
0.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.0106.0001.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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ANGIOSPERM FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Light-beige colored shale with medium-dark brown imprint of a leave with distinct stem and veins. B-Upper half of the leaf part with same coloring as noted in A summary.
Other Names
LEAF
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A-Light-beige colored shale with medium-dark brown imprint of a leave with distinct stem and veins. B-Upper half of the leaf part with same coloring as noted in A summary.
History Of Use
Angiosperms are the most important and best known group of plants including leaves and flower plants. Fossils A and B have broken apart.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
6.5
Length
9.5
Depth
0.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.0106.0001.6 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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ARTHROPOD FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Fossil of an insect imprinted on thin light-brown shale. The insect print is dark brown with evident wings and unclear details.
Other Names
INSECT
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Fossil of an insect imprinted on thin light-brown shale. The insect print is dark brown with evident wings and unclear details.
History Of Use
Fossil of an insect imprinted on a thin, light-brown shale. Although details are not clear, wings are evident. Fossil was found at the Driftwood Creek fossil beds which date back to the Eocene Period, 43-52 million years ago.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
6.5
Length
9.3
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.0004.0004
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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ARTHROPOD FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small light-beige colored shale has a thin rusty orange colored line on one side of fossil and a side view imprint of a Gerridae or water strider insect in a dark brown color. The imprint has a visible thorax with long legs and feelers on its head.
Other Names
WATER STRIDERS
GERRIDAE
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Small light-beige colored shale has a thin rusty orange colored line on one side of fossil and a side view imprint of a Gerridae or water strider insect in a dark brown color. The imprint has a visible thorax with long legs and feelers on its head.
History Of Use
Arthropods are the largest phylum of animals which include insects, spiders, scorpions, crustaceans, millipedes, centipedes and several extinct groups. In most athropods, the body is divided into a head, thorax and abdomen.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
3
Length
4.5
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.0106.0018.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Chalcopyrite

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-CHALCOPYRITE; MINERAL/ROCK-SPHALERITE; MINERAL/ROCK-GALENA; MINERAL/ROCK-QUARTZ;
Description
Chalcopyrite or sample is dark rock with brassy almost golden mineral. There are traces of quartz, galena and sphalerite mixed throughout sample. A '4' in black lettering on a white circle exists on numbered side of sample.
Other Names
Ore Sample
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
MINERAL, METALLIC
Description
Chalcopyrite or sample is dark rock with brassy almost golden mineral. There are traces of quartz, galena and sphalerite mixed throughout sample. A '4' in black lettering on a white circle exists on numbered side of sample.
History Of Use
Chalcopyrite ore sample is a brassy, almost golden mineral found in Stewart, B.C. at the Granduc Mine. Chalycopyrite may form crystals but is more often found in massive form in copper mines. It is similar to pyrite but can be distinguished by its deeper
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-CHALCOPYRITE; MINERAL/ROCK-SPHALERITE; MINERAL/ROCK-GALENA; MINERAL/ROCK-QUARTZ;
Width
6
Length
8.5
Depth
4
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.20.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Cinnabar

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-CINNABAR;
Description
Cinnabar sample is larger, jagged mineral with transparent to opaque in color with red scarlet streaks throughout with a dull luster. '2' is numbered in black lettering on a white circle on one of jagged sides. On opposite side, written in black ink is 'CINNABAR ________', the rest is not legible.
Other Names
Ore Sample
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
MINERAL, METALLIC
Description
Cinnabar sample is larger, jagged mineral with transparent to opaque in color with red scarlet streaks throughout with a dull luster. '2' is numbered in black lettering on a white circle on one of jagged sides. On opposite side, written in black ink is 'CINNABAR ________', the rest is not legible.
History Of Use
Sample of cinnabar was found at Pinchi Lake. Cinnabar forms around volcanic vents and hot springs. It may occur in mineral veins and in sedimentary rocks associated with recent volcanic activity.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-CINNABAR;
Width
13
Length
15.5
Depth
12
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.19.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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CLAM FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Fossil of a clam. The rock has been molded in the shape of a clam. it is grey and the striations of the shell are evident.
Other Names
PLEUROMYA
PELECYPOD
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Fossil of a clam. The rock has been molded in the shape of a clam. it is grey and the striations of the shell are evident.
History Of Use
This fossil was originally found by Dr. Tipper of the Geological Survey of Canada. In 1975, he gave it to the donor. It was collected at the Tenas Creek in the Telkwa range. The rock is probably made up of volcanic sandstone, fossil dates to the middle
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
3
Length
5
Depth
1.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.0005.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Copper

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-COPPER;
Description
Copper sample has copper-red deposits in a white, black and gold colored rock. Jagged edges on all sides of sample. An '18' exists in black lettering on a white circle.
Other Names
ORE,SAMPLE
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
MINERAL, METALLIC
Description
Copper sample has copper-red deposits in a white, black and gold colored rock. Jagged edges on all sides of sample. An '18' exists in black lettering on a white circle.
History Of Use
Copper sample was found in the North West Territories. Copper is essential for practically all things electrical and for many other uses. Copper forms in basic volcanic rocks, and in the reducing environments of sulfide deposits.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-COPPER;
Width
3.5
Length
6.5
Depth
3.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.26.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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FOSSIL

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small light-beige colored shale has a small medium-brown imprint similar to a small 'S'. This has not been identified.
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Small light-beige colored shale has a small medium-brown imprint similar to a small 'S'. This has not been identified.
History Of Use
Unidentified fossil sample.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
2.5
Length
3.5
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.0106.0001.11
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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