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Alle, Les Aiges

Material name: Chert
Synonyms: silex
Material (geologic): Eluvial Jurassic (Upper Kimmeridge) chert
Detail of Jurassic chert from Alle
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001


Locality: Alle-Les Aiges, Porrentruy, Ajoie region, Canton Jura, Switzerland
Synonyms: Mining site CH 4, according to the catalogue of the museum in Bochum, 3rd edition (Weisgerber et al. (eds.) 1999).
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 47 24' 59.5" N
Long. 007 07' 27.2" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)

Additional information: Pile of freshly collected nodules
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2000
  WhatYouSeeAbove
For a full-blown picture of this sample, click here (69 KBytes). Piece of typical chert from Alle
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Flake showing central structure
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
For a full-blown version of this picture, click here (82 KBytes).
Material and colour: N/A
For a full-blown picture of this sample, click here (103 KBytes). Piece of very coarse chert from Alle
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Flake of nearly white material
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
For a full-blown version of this picture, click here (64 KBytes).
Archaeological description: N/A
 

Last modified on:
January 21, 2001
Contents primarily by:
Rengert Elburg
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