Notes on rock formations, Virginia

ID: SIA Acc. 16-032

Creator: Cooke, C. Wythe (Charles Wythe), 1887-1971

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1877-1971

Citation: C. Wythe Cooke papers, undated

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Abstract

The notes document the work of C. Wythe Cooke in Virginia, undated. It is a list of rock formations with notes relating to presence of fossils, descriptions of geological characteristics (measurements, color, composition), and presence of specific minerals like dolomite. Locations include but are not limited to Martinsburg Shale, Chambersburg, and Stone River.

Date Range

1877-1971

Start Date

1877

End Date

1971

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Virginia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-032

Collection name

C. Wythe Cooke papers, undated

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 2