Luhr, James, Yucca Mountain Area, 1993

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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


Start Date

Aug 23, 1993

End Date

Sep 16, 1994

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  • Geology
  • Volcanology


  • Yucca Mountain
  • 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 17