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NATURAL SCIENCE, COMMON NAME - Humanities

Field label
NATURAL SCIENCE, COMMON NAME
Field mnemonic
SPECNM
Field name
  • Natural Science, Common Name
  • Nom Vernaculaire
Field definition
This field contains the common name for the animal, plant or mineral specimen, or for the natural sciences subject represented by the object.
Heading
NATURAL SCIENCE FIELDS
Comments
NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date.
Entry rules
Enter the common name for the specimen. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Reference
CHIN. 1992. Natural Sciences Data Dictionary. Canadian Heritage Information Network, Ottawa. http://www.chin.gc.ca
Examples
  • peregrine falcon
  • white pine
  • rose quartz crystal
  • faucon pélerin
  • pin blanc
  • quartz
Field label (French)
NOM VERNACULAIRE
Field mnemonic (French)
NMVSPE

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