Luhr, James, Mexican Volcanic Belt (MVB) Mexico, SLP, Baja, Metates, 1987-1992

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Abstract

These notes document the field work of James Luhr in connection to his volcanology research in Mexico during March 23, 1987 - September 16, 1992. Locations include: Mexican Volcanic Belt, San Luis Pototsi, Baja, and Metates. Entries provide information on: date, directions to the collection site, sample number (e.g. Col-17.1). Samples are described by: description of terrain, geological characteristics, color of the sample, inclusions, type of rock, and sometimes drawings of the observed phenomena (e.g. lava flow chart). There are multiples inserts with contact information and notes with sample information.

Date Range

1987-1992

Start Date

1987

End Date

1992

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Volcanology

Place

  • Baja California
  • Mexico
  • San Luis Potosí

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

Box3 folder 14