Luhr, James, Mexico 1979

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Abstract

The field notes document the work of James F. Luhr in Mexico during November 19 - December 24, 1979. Entries provide data on: dates, description of terrain, sample identifier (e.g. H79-53), color and characteristics of geological foundation of the specimens, inclusions, and directions to the site. Occasionally there are drawings of geological structures with notes on where the specimens were collected/observed. There are inserts with cross sections of geological structures wih notes on the specimens. Indicated locations are listed as follows: C. Machaca, San Bartolo, C.Santa Maria, V.Tequilla, El Ceboruca, Cristo Rey, Guadalajara, C.Tomasillo, and La Pena.

Date Range

1979

Start Date

Nov 19, 1979

End Date

Dec 24, 1979

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Volcanology

Place

Mexico

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 2 folder 22