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Szurdokpüspöki opalite

Material name: Szurdokpüspöki opalite
Synonyms: Limnoopalite
Material (geologic): Tertiary (Miocene) opal

Detail of triped opal
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Biró 1986c and Hajós et al. 1986

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: Szurdokpüspöki-diatomite quarry, Mátra Mountains, Hungary
Synonyms: FlintSource sample 220.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 47° 50' 35" N
Long. 019° 43' 46" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: Layered diatomite with banks of opal
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2001
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Typical opal
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Typical banded opal from Szurdokpüspöki
size: 44 mm
Specimen with parallel banding and cortex
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Specimen showing parallel banding and thin cortex
length: 63 mm
  Brownish material
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Yellowish brown and less banded material
size: 42 mm
Homogenous opal
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Homogenous and slightly coarser opalite
size: 47 mm
Sample description: N/A


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