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Below are links to several galleries, mostly containing photographs of microscope slides with diatoms, both fossil and recent. All slides shown are home made. A big thanks goes out to the people who kindly donated the raw material that provided the diatoms in several of the galleries.  
Photos and galleries are regularly added...



  1. March 23, 2013: Santa Monica Cal. locality slide

  2. February 13, 2013: one Oamaru (Forrester's Hill) locality slide

  3. May 7, 2012: Fairhave member locality slide and exhibition slide

  4. April 22, 2012: three slides with fossil diatoms from the Fairhaven Member

  5. February 6, 2012: Fairhaven member (Calvert Formation, Maryland), Malaga Cove, Terrebonne, Wadden Sea

  6. February 5, 2012: 3 recent type slides with Ugchelen diatoms

  7. March 2011: a new locality slide; Redondo California USA. 117 frustules; one floater....

  8. May 2010: another slide with fossil diatoms from Redondo, California USA

  9. October 6, 2009: 2 recent slides with diatoms from Saint-Laurent-la-Vernede, Gard, France

  10. January 2, 2009: 3 slides with diatoms from Forrester's Hill, Oamaru NZ

  11. August 28, 2008. Oamaru, Quiz slide & Mors diatoms

  12. June 8, 2008. Diatoms from Curaçao (recent) and Mors Denmark (fossil)

  13. January 31, 2008. Palos Verdes & Hoofdplaat diatoms, a new exhibition slide and some forams...

  14. October 29. Radiolaria (unknown preparer), and PV Sunnyfield Dr & Malaga Cove diatoms

  15. September 17. Toomebridge Northern Ireland (only 4 photos...)

  16. July 9, 2007. More Palos Verdes diatoms...

  17. June 1, 2007

  18. March 14, 2007

  19. Januari 12, 2007

  20. fossil marine diatoms from Palos Verdes peninsula (U.S.A.)

  21. fossil marine diatoms from Palos Verdes Peninsula (U.S.A); sample Sunnyfield Drive

  22. fossil marine diatoms from Oamaru (New Zealand) locations Forrester's and Cormack's

  23. fossil marine diatoms from Newport Back Bay (U.S.A.)

  24. recent marine diatoms from Hoofdplaat (Westerschelde estuary, province of Zeeland, Netherlands)

  25. fossil marine diatoms from the island of Mors (Denmark)

  26. arrangements & miscellaneous