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Meulière de St. Denis

Material name: Meulière de St. Denis
Synonyms: Rabots Turoniens
Material (geologic): Upper Cretaceous (Turonian) silcrete

Detail of coarse Meuliere
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Delattre et al. 1973

Geographical setting: N/A
Material and colour: Enormous banks of siliceous material
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Other information: N/A
Knapping notes: N/A
Archaeological description: N/A

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La Petite Bruyère
Locality: St. Denis-"La Petite Bruyère", Mons district, Hainaut, Belgium
Synonyms: FlintSource sample 315.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 50° 29' 34" N
Long. 004° 00' 49" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: Somewhat dangerous sampling location
Foto: Name, year
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Dark flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Large flake of reasonable flint from St. Denis
size: 73 mm
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Flake with uneven internal structure
size: 56 mm
  Flint with cortex
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Flake with typical weathered out, irregular cortex
size: 45 mm
Coarse meuliere
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Flake of typical low-grade Meulière
size: 49 mm
Sample description: N/A


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