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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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Andes of southern Peru : geographical reconnaissance along the seventy-third meridian

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1916
Author
Bowman, Isaiah
Publisher
New York : Holt
Call Number
GB165 B6
Author
Bowman, Isaiah
Publisher
New York : Holt
Published Date
1916
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Geology
Yale Peruvian Expedition (1911)
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
GB165 B6
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Azurite; Malachite Mineral

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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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Banff and area landscapes, natural views

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions55023
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 42 photographs pertaining to landscape views, wildlife, and hiking and horseback riding trips within Banff National Park and the surrounding area. Includes images of Goat Cave, trips through Johnston Canyon and Marble Canyon, the Banff animal paddock, CPR trains travelling through …
Date Range
[ca.1910-1920]
1921
1923
ca.1930-1940]
1940
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 91 to 132
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / I / D : Personal and Professional
Sous-Fonds
LUX / I : Norman Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / I / D6 : Other activities and interests
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / I / D6c / PA - 91 to 132
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Responsibility
Item LUX/I/D6c/PA-129 produced by A.S. Williams
Date Range
[ca.1910-1920]
1921
1923
ca.1930-1940]
1940
Physical Description
42 photographs : b&w prints ; 25 x 20.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of 42 photographs pertaining to landscape views, wildlife, and hiking and horseback riding trips within Banff National Park and the surrounding area. Includes images of Goat Cave, trips through Johnston Canyon and Marble Canyon, the Banff animal paddock, CPR trains travelling through the Canadian Rockies, and hoodoo rock formations. One photograph depicts unidentified riders on horseback during winter, annotated “Carnival 1923” [Banff Winter Carnival?]
Notes
Two individuals in photos identified by their titles and last names [“Mrs. Hutchings” and “Mr. Edwards”], but first names not confirmed
Items PA-108 to 119 in file consist of 6 unique images and one duplicate of each image [12 photographs total]
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Subject Access
Wildlife
Animals
Horses
Horseback riding
Hiking
Landscape
Trains
Canadian Pacific Railway
Animal Paddock
Banff Winter Carnival
Mountain Goat
Geological formation
Geology
Elk
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Banff
Johnston Canyon
Marble Canyon
Language
English
Category
Environment
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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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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