skip to primary navigationskip to content
 

Palaeontology Preparation Laboratories

palaeontology
An isolated sclerite of Wiwaxia from the Lower Cambrian Mount Cap Formation, NW Canada; the microstructure preserved in this fossil reveals its close relationship to the polychaete worms.
We have laboratories which are equipped for acid preparation of microfossils: acetic acid is used for digestion of carbonates and another laboratory is equipped for palynological HF dissolution and etching of siliceous material.

A further laboratory is available for routine fossil preparation, including use of an air abrasive machine.

Further details for Cambridge users.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Laboratories

 

Last updated on 22-Dec-08 16:45