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Tata radiolarite

Material name: Tata radiolarite
Synonyms: N/A
Material (geologic): Middle Jurassic (Dogger, Bathonian-Callovian) radiolarite

Detail of radiolarite from Tata
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001

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General characteristics

(In part adapted from Fülöp 1973

Geographical setting: Kalvariadomb at Tata
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Material and colour: Block of radiolarite in reddish limestone
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2001
Other information: N/A
Knapping notes: N/A
Archaeological description: Prehistoric mining shaft
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2001

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Locality: Tata-Kálváriadomb, Komárom-Esztergom district, Hungary
Synonyms: Mining site H3 1 according to the catalogue of the museum in Bochum, 3rd edition (Weisgerber et al. (eds.) 1999). FlintSource sample 222.
Geographical description: WhereItIs
Geographical co-ordinates: Lat. 47° 38' 23" N
Long. 018° 19' 01" E
(Mapdatum WGS 84)
Co-ordinate precision: Precision
Other topographical information: HowToGetThere
Additional information: View of excavations at Kálváriadomb
Foto: Rengert Elburg, 2001
Visitors information: PlacesToEatAndDrink
Sampling information: N/A
  Badly fractured radiolarite
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Block of badly fractured radiolarite from mining area
size: 55 mm
Aspect of cortex
Foto: Matthias Rummer, 2001
Cortical view of same sample
Sample description: N/A


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