Luhr, James, Colima, Tephra 3, 1998-1999

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This notebook documents the work of James F. Luhr in Colima during January 30, 1998 - January 18, 2006. Entries provide information on: itinerary, detailed directions to the collection site, type of work performed. Specimens are described by: identifier (e.g. VF98-01) with latitude and longitude, area of coverage in metric system, description of terrain, type rock, quantity, measurements, inclusions, and notes on photography (occasionally, video). Some notes and commentaries on the samples seem to be added later. Some specimens provided by Luhr's colleagues are recorded in the notebook as such. There is a set of data for GPS Companions that include: number, date, latitude and longitude.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 30, 1998

End Date

Jan 18, 2006

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  • Mexico
  • Colima, Volcán de


  • 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 24