Jackson, Everett Dale, South Africa, 1969

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The notebook documents fieldwork of Everett Dale Jackson in South Africa during 1969. Entries begin on July 14, 1969 in Bushveld, South Africa. The document includes date, location of the collection site, names of the collectors, detailed description of the route, specimens with specimen identifiers (e.g. 69 BUV-1). Information on specimens include: location identifiers, surrounding environment, geological characteristics of the minerals, inclusions (e.g. al opx cum), color, count, abundance, and density. Some pages of the notebook include drawings of cross sections of geological structures. Locations include: Bushveld, Mashaba Complex, and Great Dyke.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 14, 1969

End Date

Aug 01, 1969

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  • Geology
  • Mineralogy


  • Johannesburg
  • South Africa


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-255

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), Department of Mineral Sciences, Curatorial Records, 1940-2016

Physical Description

field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 folder 9