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Grand-Pressigny flint : 3D documentation

Resource type:

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Name:

Grand-Pressigny flint : 3D documentation

Other names:

silex pressiginien

Type of object:

Geological sample

Location- administrative unit (present):

Le Grand-Pressigny, Central region; Indre and Loire departament

Hydrographic network:

Claise river

Object type:

siliceous rocks ; flint

Characteristics of the object- technique:

non

Characteristics of the object- raw material:

Upper Cretaceous (Turonian)

Characteristics of the object- colour:

7.5YR 6/2

Characteristics of the object- transparency:

4 - transparent

Characteristics of the object- fracture:

conchoidal

Characteristics of the object- texture/facture:

silica matrix in the characteristic colour of yellow wax; in the silica matrix visible numerous inclosures, sometimes arranged spherically

Characteristics of the object- luster:

matt

Characteristics of the object- cortex:

non

Characteristics of the object- transition:

non

Characteristics of the object- patina:

non

Characteristics of the object- colour of patine:

non

Characteristics of the object- width:

35 mm

Characteristics of the object- thickness:

67 mm

Characteristics of the object- length:

30 mm

Characteristics of the object- diameter:

35 mm

Characteristics of the object- weight:

6,3 g

Object description:

In the region La Grand-Pressigny flint workshops occur over an area of around 10 km; flint was used above all by the Neolithic societies (Chalcolithic), but also in modern times for gunflint production; Material collected from the surface in the raw material outcrop region by Jacek Lech

Research Manager/ Creator of Collection:

Lech, Jacek

Accession number:

0322/FLI/FR

Chronology:

Turonian

Relation:

Atlas skał

Detailed Resource Type:

Research data

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:208768

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

Access:

Open

Object collections:

Last modified:

May 12, 2022

In our library since:

Sep 8, 2021

Number of object content downloads / hits:

2

All available object's versions:

https://rcin.org.pl/publication/223033

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Grand-Pressigny krzemień : dokumentacja [3D] May 12, 2022
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