Most fossil bones are fractured, so must be coated with a preservative, as soon as they are uncovered and allowed to dry, to seal the fossil and fasten the numerous, tiny fragments in place. This step is necessary before the fossils can be safely removed and transported to the laboratory for final preparation and study.

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Title Most fossil bones are fractured, so must be coated with a preservative, as soon as they are uncovered and allowed to dry, to seal the fossil and fasten the numerous, tiny fragments in place. This step is necessary before the fossils can be safely removed and transported to the laboratory for final preparation and study.
Photo Number P1048n035
Keywords Utah; Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry; Paleonotology; Dinosaurs; Quarries; Men; Hats
Additional Information None
Collection Number and Name P1048 James H. Madsen Photograph Collection
Collection Name James H. Madsen
Textual Date July 1961
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Original Source N/A
Donated By/Purchased From The collection was donated by James H. Madsen in October 2002.
Rights All of the original slides comprising these sets, except as noted, were the personal property of James H. Madsen Jr. and DINOLAB, September 2002. They may not be reproduced in any way at this time without written permission from the Utah Museum of Natural History and the Special Collections Department, J. Willard Marriot Library, University of Utah.
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6gt689r
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2003-02-18
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 954692
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6gt689r
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