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Lixhe Chalk flint

Material name: Lixhe flint
Synonyms: Lixhe-Lanaye flint; Rijckholt flint
Material (geologic): Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) flint from the Lixhe chalk

Flint from the Horizon of Halembaye
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Felder & Bosch 2000

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: ENCI quarry, St. Pietersberg, Maastricht, Netherlands
Synonyms: FlintSource samples 344, 345 and 346.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 50° 49' 12.8" N
Long. 005° 41' 15.3" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)

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Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: Lixhe chalks in the ENCI-Quarry
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Lixhe 1 flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Flake of typical, patchy flint from the lower layers of the Lixhe 1 chalk
size: 50 mm
Nodule of Lixhe flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Nodule of Lixhe flint with typical irregular surface
length: 103 mm
  Lixhe 2 flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Flake of dark spotted flint from the Halembaye Horizon (Lixhe 2 chalk)
length: 62 mm
Patchy Lixhe flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Flake of Lixhe 2 flint with less silicified patches and irregular cortex
size: 46 mm
Sample description: N/A
  Rijckholt-type flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Rijckholt-type flint from the Lixhe 3 chalk
size: 52 mm
Denser flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Flake of denser flint from the same stratigraphical unit
size: 57 mm


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