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Volume 26, 1893
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The following is a list of the specimens shown: 1. The giant crab, from Tasmania. 2. Lobsters similar to English lobsters: these, Sir James said, should be introduced into New Zealand waters. 3. Siliceous sinter with gold, from Mount Morgan, similar to the New Zealand White Terrace deposit. 4. A new mineral, eastite. 5. Tasmanian oysters: these oysters are becoming extinct in Tasmania. 6. Skulls of tiger, kangaroo, and wombat.

Mr. Cohen exhibited a carpet-snake from Fiji.

Mr. Lambert exhibited a meteorite found in Kaiapoi sandhills.

3. “Notes on Birds observed on a Voyage to England, and on the Return Voyage,” by Sir W. Buller. (Transactions, p. 182.)

4. “On a New Species of Ophiuridæ,” by H. Farquhar. (Transactions, p. 109.)