Object structure

Name:

Chocolate' flint : 2D documentation

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:

blade technique

Characteristics of the object- raw material:

Upper Jurassic flint

Characteristics of the object- colour:

10 YR 3/2 i 10 YR 2/2

Characteristics of the object- transparency:

3 – translucent and 4 - transparent

Characteristics of the object- fracture:

waxy

Characteristics of the object- texture/facture:

spots with a slightly different texture, more stratified, with layers and stripes in various shades of gray; sometimes these layers, strands or spots seem to have no reflection in the texture; often gray spots have irregular shape with a diameter of up to 2-3 cm; the color of the spots varies between 10 YR 6 / 1-6 / 2 and seems to have its reflection in the mass texture; concretions - large, perhaps non-traditional discs

Characteristics of the object- luster:

dull

Characteristics of the object- cortex:

thin under 1 mm smooth

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:

95 mm

Characteristics of the object- thickness:

41 mm

Characteristics of the object- length:

14 mm

Characteristics of the object- diameter:

97 mm

Characteristics of the object- weight:

52,5 g

Object description:

group Vb according Schild 1971; occurrence: Wierzbica 'Zele'

Research Manager/ Creator of Collection:

Schild, Romuald

ID:

0049/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