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I may be wrong but I wouldn't think so there would be a color standard for
bone since clean normal bone has only one color, everything else is imposed
on it by its environment and would not be standardized.


On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 11:53 PM, Julianne Snider <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I have a graduate student asking about standard color scales she could use
> to classify the colors of the fossil bones she is working with. Munsell has
> color charts for rocks, soils, and plants but (as far as I know) there is
> not one for osteology, fossil or otherwise.
>
> Does anyone know of color standards used with vertebrate paleontological
> specimens?
>
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