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Jurassic silex from Le Blanc

Material name: Jurassic silex
Synonyms: "Nappe à silex"
Material (geologic): Upper Jurassic (Malm, Oxfordian) chert

Detail of silex
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Alcaydé 1990

Geographical setting: N/A
Material and colour: Block of typical coarse 'silex'
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
  Size of above block: 90 mm.
Other information: N/A
Knapping notes: N/A
Archaeological description: N/A

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Le Blanc
Locality: Le Blanc, département Indre, Centre region, France
Synonyms: FlintSource sample 267
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 46° 38' 39" N
Long. 001° 03' 14" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: WhatYouDontSeeAbove
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Piece of typical silex
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Rough flake of typical low-grade silex.
length: 72 mm
Coarse material
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Flake of still coarser material
size: 35 mm
Sample description: N/A


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