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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
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
A-Fossils are mounted to rectangular piece of shale that has three natural fossil impressions and nine mounted. Assorted samples include plant and insect fossils which are numbered for easy identification. See chart below. Total measurements of shale i
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
A-Fossils are mounted to rectangular piece of shale that has three natural fossil impressions and nine mounted. Assorted samples include plant and insect fossils which are numbered for easy identification. See chart below. Total measurements of shale i
History Of Use
Driftwood Creek fossils mounted on pieces of shale.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions included in Object Descriptions
Accession No.
1987.0039.0001 a-b
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-JADE;
Description
Jade sample is dark green in color with black and white veins throughout. Four sides have straight cut, giving surface smooth texture. The two opposite ends are rough and jagged. A '26' in black lettering on a small white circle exists on one of smooth sides of jade sample.
Other Names
ORE,SAMPLE
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
MINERAL, GEM
Description
Jade sample is dark green in color with black and white veins throughout. Four sides have straight cut, giving surface smooth texture. The two opposite ends are rough and jagged. A '26' in black lettering on a small white circle exists on one of smooth sides of jade sample.
History Of Use
Jade sample was found in Dease Lake, B.C.. Jade is the name given to group of opaque, waxy or pearly minerals, usually green but also yellow, white or pink. Jade is used for carvings and precious stones.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-JADE;
Width
10
Length
12
Depth
7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.29.1
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-QUARTZ;
Description
This jagged shaped quartz sample has two smooth surface and the outside is a tan brown color with texture resembling bark. The center is a transluscent cream color with small veins of darker color throughout. A small '7' exists in black lettering in a small white circle.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
MINERAL, NONMETALLIC
Description
This jagged shaped quartz sample has two smooth surface and the outside is a tan brown color with texture resembling bark. The center is a transluscent cream color with small veins of darker color throughout. A small '7' exists in black lettering in a small white circle.
History Of Use
One of the most common minerals, quartz forms hexagonal prisms, terminated by pyramidal shapes. This sample has been cut by a rock saw and was identified by Tony L'Orsa.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-QUARTZ;
Width
8
Length
11.5
Depth
3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.136.3
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-JADE;
Description
Jade sample is dark green in color with veins of darker and light shades of green throughout. Has sparkling effect and has been cut by a rock saw giving it two smooth surfaces. '0936-001' exists in small black ink on a patch of white ink.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
MINERAL, GEM
Description
Jade sample is dark green in color with veins of darker and light shades of green throughout. Has sparkling effect and has been cut by a rock saw giving it two smooth surfaces. '0936-001' exists in small black ink on a patch of white ink.
History Of Use
Jade is the name given to a group of opaque, waxy or pearly minerals, usually green but also yellow, white or pink. Jade is used for carvings and precious stones.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-JADE;
Width
10
Length
13
Depth
3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.136.6
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
Minerals/Rocks
Description
Fossils, two pieces, small partial(insect?) fossil within. Sand, beige and rust colouration on the surface. Worn to different levels and small cracks on the surface. Square shaped with 4 1/2" sides and 1/4" height. Jagged edged. Other piece, small sliver of a fossil. 1 1/2" around.
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Fossils, two pieces, small partial(insect?) fossil within. Sand, beige and rust colouration on the surface. Worn to different levels and small cracks on the surface. Square shaped with 4 1/2" sides and 1/4" height. Jagged edged. Other piece, small sliver of a fossil. 1 1/2" around.
History Of Use
Found below the viewing platfform at Driftwood Canyon
Material
Minerals/Rocks
Height
0.25
Width
4.5
Length
4.5
Units Of Measurement
Inches
Accession No.
2003.0003.0001 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small light-beige colored shale has a small medium-brown imprint of thick squiggles. 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 of thick squiggles. This has not been identified.
History Of Use
Unidentified fossil sample.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
2.5
Length
3.5
Depth
0.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.0106.0001.14
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Twenty assorted fossils from Driftwood Creek mounted on a triangular dark, green wooden board. Samples include plant and insect fossils which are numbered for easy identification. See chart below. 1. Thuja - Cedar 2. Cone Scale - Fir 3. Azolla Primaeva - Water Fern 4. Glyptoatrobus - Swamp Cy…
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Twenty assorted fossils from Driftwood Creek mounted on a triangular dark, green wooden board. Samples include plant and insect fossils which are numbered for easy identification. See chart below. 1. Thuja - Cedar 2. Cone Scale - Fir 3. Azolla Primaeva - Water Fern 4. Glyptoatrobus - Swamp Cyprus 5. Alnus - Alder 6. Pine 7. EasalmoDriftwoodensis - Salmonid 8. Gerridae - Water Strider 9. Veliidae - Ripple Bug 10. Metaequoia - Dawn Redwood 11. Sequoia - Redwood 12. Tipulidae/Ptychopteridae - Winter crane flys or Primitive crane flys. 13. Eohiodon
History Of Use
Driftwood Creek fossils are mounted on a dark green triangular board. There are two broken alder specimens attached to the board.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.0021.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
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. These eighteen are numbered as fol
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
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. These eighteen are numbered as fol
History Of Use
A total of forty fossils have been originally accessioned however only thirty eight recovered to date. Some of fossils have been specifically identified however eighteen have been categorized as unknown. These fossils were found at McDonell Lake area and
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
13.5
Length
19
Depth
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Largest fossil dimensions below.
Accession No.
1987.0032.0001 a-o
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Fossils are mounted to a triangular green wooden board with ten assorted imprint attached. Samples include plant and insect fossils which are numbered for easy identification. See chart below. 1. Thuja - Cedar 2. Cone Scale - Fir 3. Azolla Primaeva - Water Fern 4. Glyptoatrobus - Swamp Cyprus…
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Fossils are mounted to a triangular green wooden board with ten assorted imprint attached. Samples include plant and insect fossils which are numbered for easy identification. See chart below. 1. Thuja - Cedar 2. Cone Scale - Fir 3. Azolla Primaeva - Water Fern 4. Glyptoatrobus - Swamp Cyprus 5. Alnus - Alder 6. Pine 7. EasalmoDriftwoodensis - Salmonid 8. Gerridae - Water Strider 9. Veliidae - Ripple Bug 10. Metasequoia - Dawn Redwood 11. Sequoia - Redwood 12. Tipulidae/Ptychopteridae - Winter crane flys or Primitive crane flys 13. Eohiodon
History Of Use
Ten driftwood fossils mounted on a triangular green board.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.0038.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Small beige-brown fossil has darker brown rounded imprint with small nib at one end. The impression is not complete as the fossil is broken on the side revealing three quarters of the cone scale. Total length of impression is 1.5cm in length and 1cm wide.
Other Names
CONE SCALE
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Small beige-brown fossil has darker brown rounded imprint with small nib at one end. The impression is not complete as the fossil is broken on the side revealing three quarters of the cone scale. Total length of impression is 1.5cm in length and 1cm wide.
History Of Use
Cone scale fossil was found at the Driftwood fossil beds.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.0040.0002
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
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.
1987.0040.0004 a-b
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
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.
1987.0040.0009 a-c
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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 …
Other Names
PLANT
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
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.
1987.0049.0003 a-b
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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 corn…
Other Names
PLANT
WATER FERN
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
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;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.0049.0004 a-b
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Greyish-brown fossil has a 3.5cm long by 1cm wide dark brown stem impression in the center of shale rock. Stem imprint is rectangular in shape with rounded bottom.
Other Names
PLANT
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Greyish-brown fossil has a 3.5cm long by 1cm wide dark brown stem impression in the center of shale rock. Stem imprint is rectangular in shape with rounded bottom.
History Of Use
Plant stem fossil is distinct and dark in color.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
9
Length
9
Depth
0.6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.0049.0007
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
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.
1987.0049.0009
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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
ROCKS AND MINERALS
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.
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.
1987.0051.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
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.
1989.0004.0003
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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