Article Management

You must log in to submit or manage articles.

You do not have an account yet ? Sign up.

MorphoMuseuM Volume 05, issue 02: 2019
<< prev. article next article >>

Original article

3D surface scan of the type specimen of Molassitherium delemontense Becker and Antoine, 2013: use of a 3D model for research and conservation issues
Olivier Maridet, Gaëtan Rauber, Martine Rochat, Renaud Roch, Jérémy Tissier, Jérémy Anquetin and Damien Becker
Keywords: Conservation; Early Oligocene; Rhinocerotidae; Switzerland

doi: 10.18563/journal.m3.82

Cite this article: Maridet O., Rauber G., Rochat M., Roch R., Tissier J., Anquetin J., Becker D., 2019. 3D surface scan of the type specimen of Molassitherium delemontense Becker and Antoine, 2013: use of a 3D model for research and conservation issues. MorphoMuseuM 5:e82. doi: 10.18563/journal.m3.82

Export citation

Abstract

This contribution provides for the first time the 3D model of the type specimen of Molassitherium delemontense (Mammalia, Rhinocerotidae) described in the following publication: Becker et al. (2013), Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, Vol. 11, Issue 8, 947–972, https://doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2012.699007. Conservation issues of the specimen and solutions using 3D model and 3D prints are detailed. 

Specimens and 3D Data

Molassitherium delemontense MJSN POI007–245 View specimen

M3#384_MJSN POI007–245

Skull of Molassitherium delemontense Becker and Antoine, 2013 (in Becker et al. 2013): holotype

Type: "3D_surfaces"

3D view: doi: 10.18563/m3.sf.384

Data citation: Maridet O., Rauber G., Rochat M., Roch R., Tissier J., Anquetin J., Becker D., 2019. M3#384_MJSN POI007–245. doi: 10.18563/m3.sf.384

 




Download 3D data


 

Published in Volume 05, issue 02 (2019)

Bibliography

Barlage, M., Lobbe, R. 2006. Konservierung sulfidisierter Fossilien- zwei Methoden im Vergleich. Der Präparator, 52, 84–89.

Becker, D. 2009. Earliest record of rhinocerotoids (Mammalia: Perissodactyla) from Switzerland: Systematics and biostratigraphy. Swiss Journal of Geosciences, 102, 375–390. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00015-009-1330-4

Becker, D., Antoine, P.-O., Maridet, O. 2013. A new genus of Rhinocerotidae (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) from the Oligocene of Europe. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 11, 947–972. https://doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2012.699007

Berducou, M.C. (Coord.). 1990. La conservation en archéologie, Méthodes pratiques de la conservation-restauration des vestiges archéologiques. Elsevier Masson, 469p.

Bromelle, N.S., Pye, E.M., Smith, P., Thomson, G. (Eds). 1984. Adhesives and Consolidants. Preprints Paris Congress, IIC, London.

Cornish, L., Doyle, A. 1984. Use of ethanolamine thioglycollate in the conservation of pyritized fossils. Palaeontology, 27(2), 421–424.
 
Davidson, A., Brown, G. W. 2012. Paraloid B72 Practical tips for the vertebrate fossil preparatory. Society for the Preservation of Natural History, Collection Forum, 26, 99–119.

Down, J.L., MacDonald, M.A., Tétreault, J., Williams, R.S. 1996. Adhesive testing at the Canadian Conservation Institute - an evaluation of selected polyvinyl acetate) and acrylic adhesives. Studies in Conservation, 41, 19–44.

Doyle, A. 2003. A large scale “microclimate” enclosure for pyritic specimens. The Geological Curator, 7(9), 329-335.

Green, O.R. 2001. A Manual of Practical Laboratory and Field Techniques in Palaeobiology. Dordrecht, Springer Netherlands, 538 p. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-0581-3

Horiec V. 2010. Materials for Conservation. Organic consolidants, adhesives and coating. Ed. Butterworth Heinemann, London, 489 pp.

Keene, S. 1986. Some adhesives and consolidants used in conservation. The geological curator, 4, 421–425.

Keenes, S. 1987. Some adhesives and consolidants used in conservation. The Geological Curator, 1, 421–425.

López-Polín, L. 2012. Possible interferences of some conservation treatments with subsequent studies on fossil bones: a conservator's overview. Quaternary International, 275, 120–127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2011.07.039

Newman, A. 1998. Pyrite oxidation and museum collections: a review of theory and conservation treatments. The geological curator, 6(10), 363–371.
 
Odin, G.P., Chabard, D., Rouchon V. 2013. Étude de collections de paléontologie - De la caractérisation à la reproduction des altérations de fossiles dits pyriteux. CeROArt, HS 2013, 1–16.
 
Phenix, A. 1992a. Solvents for Paraloid B–72. Conservation News, 48, 21–23.
 
Phenix, A. 1992b. Solvents for Paraloid B–72. Conservation News, 49, 23–25.
 
Phenix, A. 1993. Solvents for Paraloid B–72. Conservation News, 50, 39–40.
 
Picot, L., Becker, D., Cavin, L., Pirkenseer, C., Lapaire, F., Rauber, G., Hochuli, P. A., Spezzaferri, S., Berger, J.-P. 2008. Sédimentologie et paléontologie des paléoenvironnements côtiers rupéliens de la Molasse marine rhénane dans le Jura suisse. Swiss Journal of Geosciences, 101, 483–513. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00015-008-1275-z
 
Pirkenseer, C., Rauber, G., Roussé, S. 2018. A revised Palaeogene lithostratigraphic framework for the northern Swiss Jura and the southern Upper Rhine Graben and its relationship to the North Alpine Foreland Basin. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia (Research in Paleontology and Stratigraphy), 124, 163-246. https://doi.org/10.13130/2039-4942/9867
 
Podany J., Garland K.M., Freeman W.R., Rogers J. 2001. Paraloid B72 as a structural adhesive and as a barrier within structural adhesive bonds evaluations of strength and reversibility. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, 40, 15–33. https://doi.org/10.2307/3180010
 
Rouchon, V. 2012. Altération des collections de paléontologie : compréhension des mécanismes, diagnostic, et optimisation des conditions de conservation des fossiles. Coré, 27, 33–35.

Shelton, S.Y., Chaney, D.S. 1994. An evaluation of adhesives and consolidants recommended for fossil vertebrates. In: P. Leiggi, P. May, (eds), Vertebrate palaeontological techniques, vol. I. Cambridge University Press, pp. 35–46.

Tsetsekou E., Platanianaki A., Pournou A. 2018. Assessing wood adhesives used in conservation by testing their bond strength and ageing behavior. Procedia Structural Integrity, 10, 227–234. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prostr.2018.09.032

Weick-Neher, M. 2012. Nachtrag zur Pyritbehandlungsanlage in Basel. Der Präparator, 58, 68–71.
 
Wolberg, D.L. 1989. Stabilizing Pyritic Material. The Paleontological Society, Special Publication, 4, 244–248.
  


PDF