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Valkenburg Chalk flint

Material name: Valkenburg chalk flint
Synonyms: Simpelveld flint; Simpelveld vuursteen
Material (geologic): Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) flint from the Valkenburg chalk

Detail of Lousberg-type flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from W.M. Felder 1998

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 sample 351
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 50° 49' 26.6" N
Long. 005° 41' 12.5" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)

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Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: Sheet of Lousberg-type flint
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Two-toned nodule
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Part of the flint-sheet in the Valkenburg chalk
length: 97 mm
Typical Lousberg flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Flake of typical two-toned Lousberg-type flint
size: 66 mm
Sample description: N/A


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