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Actinolite; Tremolite Mineral

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Date
n.d.
Material
mineral, actinolite & tremolite
Catalogue Number
112.03.1111 a,b
Description
a) Actinolite specimen with well defined prismatic crystals. The green colour is due to the iron content. This is an example of the asbesti form of the mineral. Probably traded from Quebec. b) Tremolite specimen with well defined prismatic crystals. The white colour is due to the lack of iron and p…
Title
Actinolite; Tremolite Mineral
Date
n.d.
Material
mineral, actinolite & tremolite
Dimensions
5.0 x 7.0 x 9.0 cm
Description
a) Actinolite specimen with well defined prismatic crystals. The green colour is due to the iron content. This is an example of the asbesti form of the mineral. Probably traded from Quebec. b) Tremolite specimen with well defined prismatic crystals. The white colour is due to the lack of iron and presence of magnesium.
Subject
Num-ti-jah Lodge
Jimmy Simpson
geology
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
112.03.1111 a,b
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Date
n.d.
Material
stone, fossil
Catalogue Number
112.03.1067 a-c
Description
Three fossilized ammonites (Scaphites). From the Cretaceous period, Wapiabi formation.
Title
Ammonite Fossil
Date
n.d.
Material
stone, fossil
Dimensions
5.0 x 7.0 x 9.0 cm
Description
Three fossilized ammonites (Scaphites). From the Cretaceous period, Wapiabi formation.
Subject
Num-ti-jah Lodge
Jimmy Simpson
geology
paleontology
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
112.03.1067 a-c
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Date
n.d.
Material
stone, fossil
Catalogue Number
112.03.1070
Description
Fossilized ammonite (Maclurites) on silty limestone. Calcite crystals growing on the shell, cavity has not been completely filled in. From the Ordovician period.
Title
Ammonite Fossil
Date
n.d.
Material
stone, fossil
Dimensions
3.0 x 7.0 x 12.0 cm
Description
Fossilized ammonite (Maclurites) on silty limestone. Calcite crystals growing on the shell, cavity has not been completely filled in. From the Ordovician period.
Subject
Num-ti-jah Lodge
Jimmy Simpson
geology
paleontology
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
112.03.1070
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Azurite; Malachite Mineral

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/artifact112.03.1272
Date
n.d.
Material
mineral, azurite & malachite
Catalogue Number
112.03.1272
Description
Specimen of azurite (blue) and malachite (green). Well developed tabular azurite crystals on malachite. The malachite is botryoidal. The underside of the specimen is polished.
Title
Azurite; Malachite Mineral
Date
n.d.
Material
mineral, azurite & malachite
Dimensions
3.0 x 5.0 x 6.0 cm
Description
Specimen of azurite (blue) and malachite (green). Well developed tabular azurite crystals on malachite. The malachite is botryoidal. The underside of the specimen is polished.
Subject
Num-ti-jah Lodge
Jimmy Simpson
geology
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
112.03.1272
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Date
n.d.
Material
stone, fossil
Catalogue Number
112.03.1068
Description
Fossilized baculites in silty mudstone. Original shell is preserved, exhibiting mother-of-pearl lustre. From the Cretaceous period.
Title
Baculites Fossil
Date
n.d.
Material
stone, fossil
Dimensions
17.0 x 17.0 x 21.0 cm
Description
Fossilized baculites in silty mudstone. Original shell is preserved, exhibiting mother-of-pearl lustre. From the Cretaceous period.
Subject
Num-ti-jah Lodge
Jimmy Simpson
geology
paleontology
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
112.03.1068
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Date
n.d.
Material
stone, fossil
Catalogue Number
112.03.1069
Description
Fossilized baculites in silty mudstone. Original shell is preserved, exhibiting mother-of-pearl lustre. From the Cretaceous period.
Title
Baculites Fossil
Date
n.d.
Material
stone, fossil
Dimensions
5.0 x 11.0 x 18.0 cm
Description
Fossilized baculites in silty mudstone. Original shell is preserved, exhibiting mother-of-pearl lustre. From the Cretaceous period.
Subject
Num-ti-jah Lodge
Jimmy Simpson
geology
paleontology
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
112.03.1069
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Date
n.d.
Material
mineral, barite
Catalogue Number
112.03.1129
Description
Tabular barite crystals (barium sulfate) with an iron oxide coating. Quartz vein running along the underside. The most common use of barite is for drilling mud, also for pharmaceutical purposes.
Title
Barite Mineral
Date
n.d.
Material
mineral, barite
Dimensions
5.0 x 9.0 x 11.0 cm
Description
Tabular barite crystals (barium sulfate) with an iron oxide coating. Quartz vein running along the underside. The most common use of barite is for drilling mud, also for pharmaceutical purposes.
Subject
Num-ti-jah Lodge
Jimmy Simpson
geology
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
112.03.1129
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Date
n.d.
Material
mineral, beryl
Catalogue Number
112.03.1108
Description
Piece of beryl crystal, greenish in colour. This is a low grade aquamarine. If beryl is dark green, it is emerald. Paper label on side is torn, remaining words read: “K Claim, P ...ng River Tin Mines, Du Bois, Man.” This specimen would be from a pegmatite (slow cooling igneous intrusion).
Title
Beryl Mineral
Date
n.d.
Material
mineral, beryl
Dimensions
4.0 x 6.0 x 7.0 cm
Description
Piece of beryl crystal, greenish in colour. This is a low grade aquamarine. If beryl is dark green, it is emerald. Paper label on side is torn, remaining words read: “K Claim, P ...ng River Tin Mines, Du Bois, Man.” This specimen would be from a pegmatite (slow cooling igneous intrusion).
Subject
Num-ti-jah Lodge
Jimmy Simpson
geology
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
112.03.1108
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Date
n.d.
Material
mineral, biotite
Catalogue Number
112.03.1091 a,b
Description
Two specimens of mica crystals. This variety of mica is biotite.
Title
Biotite Mineral
Date
n.d.
Material
mineral, biotite
Dimensions
0.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 cm
Description
Two specimens of mica crystals. This variety of mica is biotite.
Subject
Num-ti-jah Lodge
Jimmy Simpson
geology
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
112.03.1091 a,b
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Date
n.d.
Material
stone, petrified bone
Catalogue Number
112.03.1031
Description
Fossilized bone, possibly dinosaur bone from Drumheller area. From the Cretaceous period.
Title
Bone Fossil
Date
n.d.
Material
stone, petrified bone
Dimensions
8.0 x 11.0 x 21.0 cm
Description
Fossilized bone, possibly dinosaur bone from Drumheller area. From the Cretaceous period.
Subject
Num-ti-jah Lodge
Jimmy Simpson
geology
paleontology
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
112.03.1031
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