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Saint Mihiel

Material name: St. Mihiel chert
Synonyms: Chaille rauracienne; Type 206
Material (geologic): Upper Jurassic (Oxfordian, "Rauracian") chert

Detail of rauracian chert
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Guillaume 1975 and Hilly & Haguenauer 1979

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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Saint Mihiel
Locality: Saint Mihiel, "Côte de Bar", département Meuse, Lorraine region, France
Synonyms: Mining site F 46 according to the catalogue of the museum in Bochum, 3rd edition (Weisgerber et al. (eds.) 1999). FlintSource sample 317.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 48° 53' 40" N
Long. 005° 31' 43" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: Extremely uninspiring sampling area
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  banded chert
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Split nodule of banded grey chert
split chert nodule
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Dorsal side of the same nodule
  very light chert
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Very light, homogenous chert
brownish chert
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Brownish, somewhat coarser material
Sample description: N/A
  patinated flake
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Patinated (prehistoric?) flake with plough-scratches
coarse chert
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Fragment of slightly banded, very coarse chert


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