Brian Harold Mason papers, 1920s-1992 : field book 2, 1958 (649-698), Jan. 20-Feb. 1, Westland.

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Abstract

This field book is the second small notebook of a set of five, containing the field notes of Brian Harold Mason, taken in various New Zealand areas during the years 1957-1958. Brian Harold Mason (1917-2009) was the Curator in the Meteorites Division, Department of Mineral Sciences of the National Museum of Natural History. Mason's research focused on the mineralogy and petrology of meteorites and cosmochemistry. This field book, no. 2, covers the dates January 20 to February 2, 1958. The notes, in ink, include details on collected samples, including their composition and their coordinates. Each finding is numbered continuously from in the notebooks, this one covering numbers 649 to 698.

Date Range

1958

Start Date

Jan 20, 1958

End Date

Feb 01, 1958

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Topic

  • Meteorites--Research
  • Mineralogy
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology--New Zealand

Place

New Zealand

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 10-167

Collection name

Brian Harold Mason Papers, 1920s-1992

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1, folder 29