Geological collection listing, offered to University


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Geological collection.

According James D Dana's Manual of Geology consisting of [illegible] characteristic fossils and rocks.

Azoic or Archaean Era

Laurentian & Huronian Periods

represented by granites, syenites, gneiss and other rocks.

... Paleozic Time.

Silurian Age.

Lower Silurian

Potsdam, Chazy, Trenton, Utica, Cincinnati or Hudson river Epochs

Upper Silurian

Medina, Clinton, Niagara, lower Helderberg, Oriskany Periods

represented by 700 species and varieties of fossils.

Devonian Age.

Corniferous, Hamilton, [illegible] Periods

represented by 180 sp & varieties

Carboniferous Age


Kinderhook - Burlington - Keokuk - St Louis - Chester groups

Coal measures

represented by 300 species and varieties

Permian Period

represented by 40 species & varieties

... Mesozoic Time

Triassic Period.

variegated sandstone - shell limestone - red marls

St Cassian beds

represented by 100 species & varieties

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Geological Collection Jurasai Period Lias lower, middle upper Colyte lower, middle, upper years enter by Ca 680 species and vareties

Cretaceous Period Lower, middle upper represented by c: 300 species and varieties

Fertiaru Age Eaecne. Niocene, Pliocene represented by c: [two] species and varities in all c 2800 species and varieties about 6000 specimens, all named and with localities

Palaeantotogical Colection Fossils arranged according zoological orders Annelidae 38 Plants 146 sp and var Bry ozoa 146 sp and var Crustaccae 116 Foraminifera 26 Bradriopoda 600 sp and var Vertebrates 100 Sponges 61 Gasteropoda 600 254 Graptoiites 15 Conchifern 700 Coral 287 Pteropoda 15 [Lohinoids] 120 Cephatopoda Asteriods 6 Orthouratites 46 Crinoids Nautilus [20?] Pentremidids [400?] Goniatites 14 [Cyslibians?] Ammonites [illegible] 330 261 Belemnites 60 2530 3700 to 3800 species and varieties about [?]000 specimen

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Archaeological Collection about 500 [selected] specimens a fine collusion of indian [or?] mound builder relics

Collection of american fresh water and land mollusks.

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