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Notes about BGS palaeontological registration numbers

Prefix Description
GSE Museum reference collection — Edinburgh (now mostly held at Keyworth)
GSL Museum reference collection — Leeds (now held at Keyworth)
GSM Museum reference collection (Keyworth)
1EE–20EE Scottish general collections (Edinburgh)
Geol Soc Coll Geological Society of London Collection — British material donated to BGS in 1911.
GSa–Gsd Geological Society of London Collection — British material donated to BGS in 1911.
Mik, Mil Microfossils (Keyworth)
MPA Microfossils (Keyworth)
Mic Microfossils (Edinburgh)
MPK Micropalaeontological type, figured & cited collection. (Keyworth)
B, Ba–Bz, Borehole collection (Keyworth)
BDA–BDZ Borehole collection (Keyworth)
BKA–BKK Borehole collection (Keyworth)
BLA–BLM Former Leeds Borehole Collection (Keyworth)
LZA–LZB Donations (Keyworth)
SAA–SAZ Microfossils (Keyworth)

Enquiries about the fossil collections

Mr Paul Shepherd
Telephone: 0115 936 3102
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