Luhr, James, Chicon, 1982

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These field notes document the work of James Luhr related to his trip in Chichon, Mexico, during April 13 -20, 1982. Entries provide information on date, specimen identifier (e.g. CH-3), directions to the location, description of terrain, methods of the sample collection, metric system measurements, notes on photography, some geological characteristics of the specimens (color, thickness, coarseness, fragments and inclusions). There are computer card inserts with lists of samples and calculations. The entry on April 20th provide data on samples with measurements and locations.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 13, 1982

End Date

Apr 20, 1982

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  • Geology
  • Volcanology


  • El Chichonal, Volcán
  • Mexico


  • 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 3 folder 8