Pack, Fred J. “Cambrian Fossils from the Pioche Mountains, Nevada.” The Journal of Geology (The University of Chicago Press) 14, no. 4 (May 1906): 290-302.
Geology and mineralogy professor Fred Pack wrote an article on fossils from the Pioche Mountains, Nevada in 1906. Pack collected fossils from various mines in the region over a three-month period in order to fill the gap in knowledge about the Cambric period in the western U.S. The paper included several plates of specimen drawings prepared by Pack.
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Original Copyright Holder
Unknown. Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin started the journal in 1893 and served as editor after moving to the University of Chicago from the University of Wisconsin to start a new geology department.
Historical Article Distribution and Current Market
Historical distribution unknown. In his inaugural editorial, Chamberlin indicated that he wanted the journal to be “free of the usual financial embarrassments attending the publication of a scientific magazine,” which might mean he wanted it to be advertised and sold to a specialized audience instead the more traditional general audience. 1,331 libraries currently subscribe. The article is for sale by the University of Chicago Press.