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Depositional Hiatus

July 24, 2012

I realize that the posts here have been a bit sparse in the past month or so; in addition to the fieldwork mentioned in my last piece, we have also been a bit busy at the museum. Installation of our new mineral exhibit last week was all-consuming and occasionally hairy, but we are delighted with the results! If you are interested, you can see some images of the exhibit here.

New posts are in the works …


8 Comments leave one →
  1. Peter Lee permalink
    July 24, 2012 12:00 pm

    Nice display Graham!

  2. July 25, 2012 3:35 pm

    That is a beautifully designed display case. The white and black are very effective together.
    The minerals are nice too!

    • Graham permalink*
      July 26, 2012 2:14 pm

      Thank you, Karen! We are pleased with how it all turned out.

  3. settleandchase permalink
    July 31, 2012 8:58 am

    A stunning collection!

  4. jodie pelletier permalink
    September 22, 2012 10:39 am

    mr graham,,3 years ago i visited my brother in ritcher manitaba just out side of winnipeg,about an hour away ,iwas lookin at the property when i noticed a large limestone boulder with surface cracks,,so i took out the picks n went to work to my surprise i found a couple straight shelled cephalopods inside, about 4 inches thick,3 and a half feet long,from one end of the boulder to the other,,so this guy would have been easily over 4 feet,,i have been trying to identify him but,can,t seem to find another like it in manitoba,or anywhere else for that matter,,cn u pllese point me in the right direction to find the species

    • Graham permalink*
      September 27, 2012 7:07 pm

      Hi Jodie, I am away from the Museum at the moment, but when I am back at the office I will send you an e-mail and maybe we can figure out how to identify your fossils.

      • jodie pelletier permalink
        October 21, 2012 9:41 am

        ty very much, i have been out of town as well,and i,m lookin forward to your e-mail

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