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Eitensheim-St. Salvator

Material name: chert
Synonyms: Platten-Hornstein, Knollen-Hornstein
Material (geologic): Jurassic (Malm) eluvial Chert
Detail of banded chert from St. Salvator
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001


Locality: St. Salvator, Eitensheim, Eichstätt district, Franconian Alb, Bavaria, Germany
Synonyms: Eitensheim-St. Salvator; Eitensheim-Buxheim; mining site D 6 according to the catalogue of the museum in Bochum, 3rd edition (Weisgerber et al. (eds.) 1999).
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 48 50' 30" N
Long. 011 09' 07" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)



click here for a detailed topografical map (22 KBytes). or here for a map with further sites in the Eichstätt region.
Additional information: View from the south towards St. Salvator
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2000
  WhatYouSeeAbove
For a full-blown picture of this sample, click here (57 KBytes). Flake of typical chert from St. Salvator
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Very fine and homogenous nodule
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
For a full-blown version of this picture, click here (84 KBytes).
For a full-blown version of this picture, click here (61 KBytes). Flake of banded material
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Patinated piece
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
For a full-blown picture of this sample, click here (60 KBytes).
Material and colour: N/A

  Main sampling site from the North
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2000
  WhatYouSeeAbove
Archaeological description: N/A
 

Last modified on:
February 9, 2001
Contents primarily by:
Rengert Elburg
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