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Dalsland Quartzite

Material name: Dalsland quartzite
Synonyms: N/A
Material (geologic): Paleozoic (Precambric?) quartzite

Close-up of Dalsland quartzite
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004

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General characteristics

Geographical setting: N/A
Material and colour: N/A
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Knapping notes: N/A
Archaeological description: N/A

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Locality: Husdalsbergen, Dalsland, Southern Sweden.
Synonyms: FlintSource sample 407.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 58° 55' 38.3" N
Long. 012° 29' 06.9" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)

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Co-ordinate precision: The coordinates were taken with a handheld GPS receiver, so the decimals might be a bit over-precise, but they will be good enough to get you within a dozen meters of where we were standing.
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
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Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Typical material
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004
Small flake of typical well-sorted quartzite
size: 33 mm
White quartzite
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004
Flake showing imperfect conchoidal fracture and cortex
length: 73 mm
  grey quartzite
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004
Piece of grey, poorer sorted material
size: 41 mm
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2004
Example of less perfectly fused material
size: 58 mm
Sample description: N/A


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