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MAINZ: Paleontological Collections of the University of Mainz (Geoscientific Collections)

  • Kirsten I. GrimmEmail author
  • Bernd R. Schöne
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Part of the Natural History Collections book series (NHC)

Abstract

The paleontological collections of the Institute of Geosciences, University of Mainz, have been established in 1946/47. Today, they contain more than 33,000 specimens ranging from vertebrate fossils and recent osteological material to invertebrates as well as fossils from some well-known sites. The material is used for research as well as documentation and teaching.

Keywords

Invertebrate collections Paleozoic and tertiary fishes Pleistocene fossils Tertiary vertebrate collection Mainz Basin fossils Sclerochronology collection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University Library, University of MainzMainzGermany
  2. 2.Institute of GeosciencesUniversity of MainzMainzGermany

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