Paleonet: Ordovician locality
Plotnick, Roy E
plotnick at uic.edu
Mon Mar 2 23:21:10 GMT 2020
My department has a very small collection of material that was originally part of the non-type material of James Hall. For a multitude of reasons, most are missing labels and/or locality information. Today I noticed two small slabs of graptolites. Both had typed labels on them that read "Point 3 miles above Riviere St. Anne., J.R." One then reads "P 38, 1858"; the other "P 68, 1859".
I am assuming that J.R. is James Richardson. I also am assuming that the material is from the Ordovician of Quebec. Does anyone:
1) Know more about this locality?
2) Can point me to what pages or plates are being referred to?
Thanks in advance. - Roy
Roy E. Plotnick
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