Toombs, H.A.; Rixon, A.E.
"The use of plastics in the "transfer method" of preparing fossils"
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The museums journal
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Subject Keywords English:
Fossil, analysis; Fossil, examination -- ICCROM
Subject Keywords French:
Fossile, analyse; Fossile, examen; Fossile, conservation; specimen, histoire naturelle preparation;
Subject Keywords English 2:
Fossil, conservation; specimen, natural history preparation -- ICCROM
Subject Material Test:
Marco resin s. b. 26c; Marco resin sb 26 c;
Plastics give a transparent backing for vertebrate fossils enable much larger specimens to be prepared and in general simplify the preparation of all specimens by the transfer method. The author recommends the use of marco resin sb 26c. The trandfer of the dentary of an eugnathid fish from a calcareous rock to plastic is described.
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Per. g.b 6/A 48 2;A 48/5
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