Luhr, James, Yucca Mountain Area, 1993

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Abstract

The field notes document work of James Luhr in Yucca mountain area during August 23, 1993 - September 16, 1994. Entries provide information on: date, directions to the collection site, location (with the indication of latitude and longitude), sample identifier (e.g. Sample 82393-2). Samples description include: quantity and count of samples gathered (e.g. 2 bags), type of rock (e.g. bulk scoriae) and inclusions (e.g. with dark olivine). Notes on photos record: location, photo numbers, and brief description of the photo. Some entries have sketches of cross sections, eruption flows, and stratigraphic charts.

Date Range

1993-1994

Start Date

Aug 23, 1993

End Date

Sep 16, 1994

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Volcanology

Place

  • Yucca Mountain
  • 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 3 folder 17