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Silex de Mont Août

Material name: Silex de Mont Août
Synonyms: Meulière de Brie
Material (geologic): Middle Oligocene (Rupelian/Stampian) silcrete

Detail of tertiary silexite
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Hilly & Haguenauer 1979

Geographical setting: N/A
Material and colour: Freshly struck flakes of Mt. Aout silex
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Other information: N/A
Knapping notes: N/A
Archaeological description: N/A

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Mont Août
Locality: Mont Août near Broussy-le-Grand, département Marne, Champagne-Ardenne region, France
Synonyms: FlintSource sample 283.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 48° 46' 17" N
Long. 003° 53' 18" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: View across sampling area on Mt. Aout
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Flake of typical material
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Flake of typical, quite homogenous material. length 80 mm
Piece of slightly banded meuliere
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Piece of slightly banded "meuliere" with some inclusions
size 42 mm
  Flake of strongly banded material
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Flake of strongly banded, markedly darker material. size 68 mm
Flake with reddish discoloration
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Flake with reddish discolouration
size 24 mm
Sample description: N/A
  Patinated frost flake
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Patinated frost flake
width 57 mm


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