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Material name: Vertus flint
Synonyms: N/A
Material (geologic): Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) flint

Detail of Vertus-flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Pomerol & Feugueur 1986 and Coutier et al. 1962

Geographical setting: N/A
Material and colour: Freshly split nodule
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Other information: N/A
Knapping notes: N/A
Archaeological description: N/A

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Locality: Vertus, département Marne, Champagne-Ardenne region, France
Synonyms: Mining site F 63 according to the catalogue of the museum in Bochum, 3rd edition (Weisgerber et al. (eds.) 1999). FlintSource sample 287.
Geographical description: View from the sampling location
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 48° 55' 18" N
Long. 003° 59' 55" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: Heavily guarded exposure
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Large flake
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Large flake of typical flint with cortex
length: 90 mm
Banded flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Brightly couloured, slightly banded flint
size: 59 mm
  darker flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Darker and more translucent material
length: 64 mm
Homogeneous material
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Flake of homogeneous flint from Vertus
size: 47 mm
Sample description: N/A


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