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(Oise region)

Material name: Oise flint
Synonyms: N/A
Material (geologic): Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) flint

Close-up of cloudy flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003

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General characteristics

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: Margny-les-Compiègne, département Oise, France
Synonyms: Margny-les-Compiègne-"Les Quatre-Chemins"; Mining site F 28 according to the catalogue of the museum in Bochum, 3rd edition (Weisgerber et al. (eds.) 1999). FlintSource sample 303.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 49° 25' 59" N
Long. 002° 48' 47" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: NoPict
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Dark flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Flake of fairly typical flint
size: 55 mm
Flake with cortex
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Very fine material with irregular cortex
size: 41 mm
  Spotted flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Nicely patterned grey flint
size: 56 mm
Rusty flint
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2003
Similar material with slight iron-staining
size: 51 mm
Sample description: N/A


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