Object

Chocolate' flint

Name:

Chocolate' flint

Type of object:

geological sample

Archaelogical site:

Wierzbica 'Zele'

Location- administrative unit (present):

Wierzbica, Radom distr., Mazovian voivodeship, Poland

Topographic location:

North-East margin of the Holy Cross Mountain

Object type:

siliceous rocks ; flint

Characteristics of the object- technique:

non

Characteristics of the object- raw material:

Upper Jurassic flint

Characteristics of the object- colour:

10 YR 2/1 10 YR 3/1

Characteristics of the object- transparency:

0 - non – transparent

Characteristics of the object- fracture:

matt

Characteristics of the object- texture/facture:

flint mass non-uniform even inside concretions; the middle part of concretion black (10 YR 2/1), the size of this part in relation to the whole concretion can vary significantly, from very small to covering almost all large or very large concretion; the black nucleus is surrounded by a mass more dark gray (10 YR 3/10) or very dark gray-brown (10 YR 3/2), the divisions between the colors of the nucleus and the enveloping is clear, the mass as usual very uniform in terms of texture; tabular concretions about different widths

Characteristics of the object- luster:

dull

Characteristics of the object- cortex:

thin rough

Characteristics of the object- transition:

clear transition

Characteristics of the object- patina:

non

Characteristics of the object- colour of patine:

non

Characteristics of the object- width:

38 mm

Characteristics of the object- thickness:

36 mm

Characteristics of the object- length:

15 mm

Characteristics of the object- diameter:

38 mm

Characteristics of the object- weight:

15,7 g

Object description:

group Xa according Schild 1971; occurrence: Polany I, Polany III, Polany kolonie I i III, Wierzbica "Krzemienica", Wierzbica "Zele"

Research Manager/ Creator of Collection:

Schild, Romuald

ID:

0076/FLI/PL

Chronology:

Upper Jurassic

Relation:

Atlas skał

Rights:

Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 3.0 PL license

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. [CC BY-SA 3.0 PL] May be used within the scope specified in Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 3.0 PL license, full text available at: ; -

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Operational Program Digital Poland, 2014-2020, Measure 2.3: Digital accessibility and usefulness of public sector information; funds from the European Regional Development Fund and national co-financing from the state budget. ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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