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Material name: Limnic quartzite
Synonyms: limnoquartzite; hydroquartzite
Material (geologic): Tertiary (Neogene) perivolcanic silcrete

Detail of hydroquartzite
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Biró & Dobosi 1991 and Biró et al. 1984

Geographical setting: N/A
Material and colour: N/A
  thin section under ppl
Foto: Marlina Elburg, 2001
Thin section under plane polarized light
field of view: 9 mm
thin section under xpl
Foto: Marlina Elburg, 2001
Thin section under cross polarized light
field of view: 9 mm
Other information: N/A
Knapping notes: N/A
Archaeological description: N/A

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Locality: Gyöngyösoroszi, Mátra Mountains, Heves district, Northern Hungary.
Synonyms: FlintSource samples 19 to 21.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 47° 50' 13" N
Long. 019° 52' 40" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: NoSitePic
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Multicoloured limnic quartzite
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Flake of multicoloured limnic quartzite
Piece of translucent material
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Piece of reddish translucent material
  Nodule of limnoquartzite
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Nodule of limnoquartzite with chalcedony-filled cavities.
Sample description: N/A

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