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Material name: Danish chalk flint
Synonyms: Nordic flint, morenic flint
Material (geologic): Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) flint

Detail of Cretaceous Nordic flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Andersen & Sjørring 1997

Geographical setting: N/A
Material and colour: N/A
Other information: N/A
Knapping notes: N/A
Archaeological description: N/A

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Locality: Svinkløv near Fjerritslev, Thy, Nordjyllands Amt, Denmark.
Synonyms: Danish national geologic locality 12. FlintSource sample 367.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 57° 09' 15" N
Long. 009° 19' 38" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)

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Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: Littorina Sea coast at Svinkløv
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003.
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Spotted flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004
Flake of dark, very fine "small-spotted" flint
length: 74 mm
Nordic flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004
Glassy, 'flamed' material from the beach
length: 68 mm
  Homogenous flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004
Very fine-grained grey material
size: 71 mm
Sample description: N/A


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December 15, 2007
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