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Material name: Bryozoic flint
Synonyms: Bryozoic Danflint, Bryozoflint
Material (geologic): Lower Paleocene (Danian, Palaeogene, Tertiary) bryozoic chert/flint

Detail of bryozoic flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Andersen & Sjørring 1997

Geographical setting: Paramoudra-like structure
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Material and colour: Band of bryozoic flint
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2003
Other information: N/A
Knapping notes: N/A
Archaeological description: N/A

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Locality: Kællingdal near Hanstholm, Viborg amt, Northern Jutland, Denmark
Synonyms: Danish national geologic locality 14e (Andersen & Sjørring 1997); FlintSource sample 373.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 57° 07' 04.8" N
Long. 008° 39' 30.2" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)

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Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: Bryozoic chalks with chert bands
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2003
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Typical flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004
Piece of typical flint with less silicified patches
size: 101 mm
Better quality bryozoic flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004
Small flake of better quality, glassy bryozoic flint
length: 42 mm
  Opaque bryoflint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004
Grey, opaque bryozoic flint
size: 41 mm
Grey Danflint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004
Large flake of imperfectly silicified grey 'Danflint'
size: 134 mm
Sample description: N/A


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