Jackson, Everett Dale, Niihau, Hawaii, 1975

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The notebook documents the fieldwork of Everett Dale Jackson on Niihau during October 1975. Entries provide information about date, names of collectors, detailed route description, sample identifier (e.g. 15 NII-1). Samples are described by the following: location identifier, specific location at the field site, sometimes description of terrain and geological structure, geological characteristics, inclusions, count, measurements, coarseness. Another set of data includes a table numbered as 75505 I-1 with what appears to be a sample number, measurements in inches (e.g. .7 x .9), geological characteristics of the sample (e.g. angular, blocky, planar lamination), information about inclusions (e.g.pc 30 .5 intensified). All pages are numbered.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 10, 1975

End Date

Oct 16, 1975

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  • Geology
  • Mineralogy


  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Niihau


  • 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 19