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Collection of Paleontological samples (Weller Collection/Paleo Room) from Illinois

Summary

Various paleontological collections stored in the Annex Paleo room cabinets (room 204 Annex) . Includes collections of trilobites, Ordovician echinoderms, plant fossils, crinoids, conodonts, brachiopods, fusulinids, mollusca, corals, Paleocene fossils, blastoids, and several miscellaneous collections. Excludes the Worthen Type and Figured Collection (listed separately), but includes a collection of other Worthen fossils. This room also houses paper catalogs. Approximately 4000 mostly Pennsylvanian and Mississippian samples primarily collected by M. Weller were cataloged by him (and later others) in the 1930's. Approximately 100 generally small collections of type, figured, or numbered specimens were cataloged starting in the 1950's. [...]

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<div>Record loaded as part of the file import <a href="http://data.usgs.gov/resources/2010/04/27_124455_UL_5035819_20100105.xml"> UL_5035819_20100105.xml</a> on 27-APR-10 12.44.56.863000 PM by <a href="https://my.usgs.gov/catalog/Global/catalogParty/show/12819">Ronald Klass</a></div>

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sourceSystem CSC 5035820
UniqueKey State Inventory P1559

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size420

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