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Jasper from Niederwörresbach

Material name: Jasper
Synonyms: N/A
Material (geologic): Jasper

Detail of typical jasper
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Weisgerber et al. (eds.) 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: Niederwörresbach-St. Georg, Birkenfeld district, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Synonyms: Niederwörresbach-"Auf dem Fuchtel"; Mining site D 46 according to the catalogue of the museum in Bochum, 3rd edition (Weisgerber et al. (eds.) 1999). FlintSource sample 320.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 49° 45' 28" N
Long. 007° 21' 28" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: View of one of the extraction ditches
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: The very large quarry below the mining site
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2002
  piece of jasper
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Piece of typical Jasper from St. Georg
size: 32 mm
Flake of jasper
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Small flake of dense jasper.
size: 23 mm
  jasper in matrix
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
'Nodule' of jasper embedded in matrix
size: 53 mm
Piece of chalcedony
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2002
Piece of chalcedony from the area around St. Georg.
size: 65 mm
Sample description: N/A


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