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Geology Objects are entered into the archive using this four page form:

 

Geology object page 1

 

 

On Page 1:

 

Title - a maximum of 50 characters - Required - this field is initially populated with the Object's name from the Basic Info page. You can leave this information  as the Title, or you can edit it to be anything that you think will help to identify the Object.

 

Description - a maximum of 1,000 characters - more descriptive text

Collector - a maximum of 50 characters - the person who collected the object. The button to the left of the entry box will open up the Names list box, and you  can choose a name from that table. The collector name does not have to match any value in the Names table; the look-up is strictly for your convenience.

 

Approx Collection Date - a maximum of 20 characters - the button to the left of the entry box will open up a calendar look-up, if you want to pick an exact date.

Identified By  - a maximum of 50 characters - the person who identified the object. The button to the left of the entry box will open up the Names list box, and you  can choose a name from that table. The identified by name does not have to match any value in the Names table; the look-up is strictly for your convenience.  

 

Approx Identification Date  - a maximum of 20 characters - the button to the left of the entry box will open up a calendar look-up, if you want to pick an exact date.  

Site - a maximum of 50 characters - Site where the object was found

 

Site Details  - a maximum of 1,000 characters - Details about the site

 

 

 

Geology Object page 2

 

On Page 2:

 

Rock Type  - a maximum of 30 characters

Classification - a maximum of 50 characters  

Color - a maximum of 30 characters

Hardness - a maximum of 30 characters

Other Details - a maximum of 1,000 characters

 

 

 

Geology Object page 3

 

On Page 3:

 

For these fields, enter a valid number (a maximum of 2 decimal places, i.e. 5.25):

 

Height                      

Length                    

Width                      

Depth                      

Diameter                    

Circumference                

Weight                    

 

Unit of Measure - select the U/M by clicking on the appropriate radio button.

Dimension Details - a maximum of 1,000 characters

Quantity - how many of this one Object do you have (normally just one) - enter the quantity.

 

 

Geology Object page 4

 

On Page 4:

 

Eon - a maximum of 30 characters - the button to the left of the entry box will open up the Geologic Age browse box, which will let you select the appropriate  eon, era, period, epoch, and age. This is a convenience for you - it is not required. You can also simply type in information for all 5 fields.

 

Era  - a maximum of 30 characters - see Eon

 

Period - a maximum of 30 characters - see Eon

 

Epoch - a maximum of 30 characters - see Eon

 

Age - a maximum of 30 characters - see Eon

Dating Method - a maximum of 50 characters - Method used to date the object