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Material name: Northern french flint
Synonyms: N/A
Material (geologic): Upper Cretaceous flint

Detail of Fampoux-flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Vallin & Masson 1995 and Delattre et al. 1973

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: Fampoux near Arras (Atrecht), Artois, Pas-de-Calais, France
Synonyms: Mining site F 51 according to the catalogue of the museum in Bochum, 3rd edition (Weisgerber et al. (eds.) 1999). FlintSource sample 309.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 50° 18' 06" N
Long. 002° 51' 06" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: View across sampling location towards Fampoux
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Typical flint with cortex
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Flake of typical flint with thick, chalky cortex
size: 48 mm
Fine-grained variety
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Very fine-grained, slightly translucent variety
size: 60 mm
  Blackish flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Flake of dark flint with thick cortex
length: 71 mm
Spotted flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Elongated flake of spotty material
length: 73 mm
  Flint with ferrous spots
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Lighter flint with ferrous veins and stains
size: 61 mm
Sample description: N/A


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