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Material name: Danish chalk flint
Synonyms: Glassy senonian flint, Baltic flint
Material (geologic): Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) flint

Detail of Maastrichtian flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Petersen 1999

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: Mjels near Ellidshøj, Himmerland, Nordjyllands Amt, Denmark
Synonyms: FlintSource sample 375.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 56° 55' 48.3" N
Long. 009° 54' 39.7" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)

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Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: Chalk desert at Mjels
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2003
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Senonian flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2008
Typical "Senonian" flint with chalky cortex
size: 58 mm
Glassy material
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2008
Very fine-grained, dark material
size: 68 mm
  Tabular flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2008
Fragment of more brownish, slightly spotted flint
length: 61 mm
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2008
Slightly untypical grey, cherty material
length: 54 mm
  Patchy flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2008
Split nodule of patchy flint
size: 75 mm
Sample description: N/A


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