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ID number:  BIRUG 61937
Institution:  The Lapworth Museum of Geology
Named collection:  Allport Collection
Definition:  Slate
Object type:  Metamorphic
Place collected:  GERMANY: Saxony, Tiepersdorf
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Description:  Original catalogue states: "Fruchtschiefer". (This is a German word/term which translates to- fruit slate due to the slaty rock containing large porphyroblasts apparently resembling grains of wheat). Also has a Lapworth Collection label attached to the specimen, and a loose specimen label stating: "JAMES R. GREGORY, Geologist, &c., 88, Charlotte St., Fitzroy Sq., London." This is the mineral/geology dealer from whom the specimen was orignally acquired.

2 Related People

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Allport, Samuel
British
1816-23-01
1897-07-07
Gregory, J.R.
British
1832
1900
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