Luhr, James, Mexico, 1985

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The notebook documents the work of James Luhr in Mexico during March 17 - 24, 1985. First entry is titled Road to Mazcota. Entries include: specimen identifier (e.g. MAS-1), directions to the collection site, geological characteristics of gathered samples (type - e.g. lava/ash/pumice, inclusions, composites), description of terrain, notes on the photographs of pits and calderas, metric measurements. Last entry has a list of specimens. Locations include: Volcan Novillero, Mazcota, Malpaiz, Molcajete, Yerbabuena, V. Embocadero, Platanillo, Las Mazas, V.El Puerto.

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  • Geology
  • Volcanology


  • Mexico
  • El Novillero
  • El Embocadero


  • 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

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 3 folder 11