Coal microscope slides

Coal microscope slides

Coal microscope slides
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Musuem

Samples of coal slices so thin as to be translucent and mounted on microscope slides. Three cardboard trays with wooden dividers, each containing twelve microscope slides bearing labelled and mounted samples of coal cut very thinly.

Details

Category:
Coal Mining
Collection:
Lancashire Coal Mining Collection
Object Number:
Y2002.19.559.2
Materials:
cardboard, coal and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall: 95 mm x 90 mm x 3 mm, 30 g
type:
samples
credit:
Gift of Salford Museum and Art Gallery