Revise hand specimen and microscope descriptions of rocks, fossils, minerals.
Remember, description is more than identification.
- For rock specimens we want to know their mineralogy, textures, rock type (igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary at the coarsest level), and formation history. (See also guide here.)
- For fossils we want to know about preservation mode, what type of fossil is it, what organism is it, what was its mode of life and other paleoecological/environmental information.