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Odby klint

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

Fine-grained Danflint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2008

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Larsen & Kronborg 1994

Geographical setting: N/A
Material and colour: Bryozoic chalk with flint
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2003
Other information: N/A
Knapping notes: N/A
Archaeological description: N/A

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Odby klint
Locality: Odby klint, Thyholm, Ringkøbing Amt, Northern Jutland, Denmark
Synonyms: Danish National geologic locality 73. FlintSource sample 365.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 56° 36' 11.7" N
Long. 009° 30' 18.9" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: View of Odby klint from the South
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2003
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Flake with cortex
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2008
Flake with thick, partly silicified cortex
size: 61 mm
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2008
Flake of typical medium gray Danflint
length: 54 mm
  Large flake
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2008
Large flake with some chalk-filled cavities
length: 72 mm
Cloudy flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2008
Flake of cloudy gray flint
size: 59 mm
Sample description: N/A


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