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The Scientific Study of Flint and Chert

The Scientific Study of Flint and Chert

Proceedings of the Fourth International Flint Symposium held at Brighton Polytechnic 1015 April 1983

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth Sciences,
  • Micropaleontology,
  • Chert implements,
  • Science / Earth Sciences,
  • Geochemistry,
  • Congresses,
  • Crystallochemical Mineralogy,
  • Europe,
  • Flint

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsG. de G. Sieveking (Editor), M. B. Hart (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7734673M
    ISBN 100521262526
    ISBN 109780521262521

      How to Identify Flint. Flint, also known as chert, is a type of sedimentary rock that has many uses. It was once commonly used to form rudimentary tools like knives and spear tips. Flint is often used by outdoorsmen to create sparks for a. No Jacket. AN ARCHAEOLOGIST'S GUIDE TO CHERT AND FLINT (Institute of Archaeology, Archaeological Research Tools 7) by Barbara E. Luedtke, softcover, illustrated with numerous drawings and charts, BOOK CONDITION: good. The text block and illustrations are in fine condition, with no tears, marks, or dog-ears. Not a remainder nor library book.

    The aim of this book is to draw together as much information as possible about flint and its properties. The author deals with the origin of chert and its chemical properties, its visible and mechanical properties, and describes the changes that occur in chert as a result of heat treating and natural processes such as weathering and patination. “Strictly speaking, the term "flint" is reserved for varieties of chert which occur in chalk and marly limestone formations Among non-geologists (in particular among archaeologists), the distinction between "flint" and "chert" is often one of quality–chert being lower quality than flint.

      Flint is a city full of legacies overshadowed by tragedy. Read the stories of the innovations and surprising elements of the city's past. In the shadow of Flint's success as an industrial hub and the tragedy that is the water crisis that came to a head in , the fascinating past of Flint Reviews: 9.   FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha had hard evidence that thousands of people in Flint had been exposed to toxic lead in their drinking water. The pediatrician and public health expert figured city and state officials would share her shock and join her in alerting residents. They did not. Hanna-Attisha — who recounts the water crisis in a book that goes on sale Tuesday— had.


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The Scientific Study of Flint and Chert Download PDF EPUB FB2

The topics include: flint technology, particularly the experimental reconstruction of the manufacturing process; wear traces on flint implements; the mining and quarrying of flint in prehistory; and models for chert exchanges.

The companion volume, The Scientific Study of Flint and Chert, is edited by G. de G. Sieveking and M. Hart. Buy The Scientific Study of Flint and Chert: Proceedings of the Fourth International Flint Symposium held at Brighton Polytechnic April Reissue by Sieveking, G.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). The thirty papers in this volume review the scientific knowledge of the nature of flint and chert at this time.

These papers were presented at a interdisciplinary and international conference on flint and other cherts.

Each contribution has been meticulously assessed and edited prior to publication. The thirty papers in this volume review the scientific knowledge of the nature of flint and chert at this time.

These papers were presented at a interdisciplinary and international conference on flint and other cherts. Each contribution has been meticulously assessed and edited prior to publication. This collection is principally concerned with the geology and geochemistry of flint.

Chert and flint, very fine-grained quartz (q.v.), a silica mineral with minor impurities. Several varieties are included under the general term chert: jasper, chalcedony, agate (qq.v.), flint, porcelanite, and novaculite. Flint is gray to black and nearly opaque (translucent brown in thin.

Book Review: The scientific study of flint and chert. edited by G. de G. Sieveking and M.B. Hart, Cambridge University Press,ISBN£, US$, pp. The scientific study of flint and chert. Proceedings of the Fourth International Flint Symposium held at Brighton Polytechnic, 10–15 April Edited BY G.

De G. Sieveking and M. Hart Publisher Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, £ (hardcover) ( pp) ISBN 0 6. Book Review The scientific study of Flint and Chert, G. de G. Sieveking and M.B. Hart, Editors,Cambridge University Press, xiii + pp., $ (clothbound) Colin A.

Whiteman. Although varieties of chert were observed during this study (Long, ), it is difficult to locate specific sources (Table ). When chert types are grouped based on color (white, black and gray, and yellow) or texture (massive, brecciated, sphere bearing). The distribution of flint in the English Chalk with particular reference to the 'Brandon Flint Series' and the high Turonian flint maximum: International Flint Symposium, 4th,Brighton Polytechnic The scientific study of flint and chert, proceedings Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, p / R.N.

Mortimore [and] C.J. Wood. The root cause of the Flint lead crisis was corrosion, the new study confirms. For 50 years, Flint had purchased its water from Detroit, its neighbor 70 miles to south. Flint Symposium was limited to a small number of topical problems in the archaeological and scientific study of flint and chert: some to be discussed by a single well-placed contribution, others to be the subject of a seminar with the distribution of flint and chert, studies of the human Flint and Chert.

“The scientific study of flint and chert.” Proceedings of the Fourth International Flint Symposium held at Brighton Polytechnic Edited BY G. De G. Sieve king and M. Hart. Chert is widespread, but not widely known by the public as a distinct rock type. Chert has four diagnostic features: the waxy luster, a conchoidal (shell-shaped) fracture of the silica mineral chalcedony that composes it, a hardness of seven on the Mohs scale, and a smooth (non-clastic) sedimentary types of chert fit into this categorization.

The topics include: flint technology, particularly the experimental reconstruction of the manufacturing process; wear traces on flint implements; the mining and quarrying of flint in prehistory; and models for chert exchanges.

The companion volume, The Scientific Study of Flint and Chert, is edited by G. de G. Sieveking and M. s: 2. Flint is a sedimentary cryptocrystalline form of the mineral quartz, categorized as the variety of chert that occurs in chalk or marly limestone.

Flint was widely used historically to make stone tools and start fires. It occurs chiefly as nodules and masses in sedimentary rocks, such as chalks and limestones. Inside the nodule, flint is usually dark grey, black, green, white or brown in colour.

This is THE book on the subject of chert and flint types used by Native American Indians in the Midwest, especially in Ohio and surrounding areas.

this is THE book for Native American Indian study, Indian artifact study, geology study, etc.I gladly accept persoanl checks, out of state checks, paypal.

Chert is a see also of flint. As nouns the difference between flint and chert is that flint is a hard, fine-grained quartz that fractures conchoidally and generates sparks when struck while chert is (geology|uncountable) massive, usually dull-colored and opaque, quartzite, hornstone, impure chalcedony, or other flint-like mineral.

As a verb flint is to furnish or decorate an object with flint. BOREAS BOOK REVIEWS Boreas, Vol. 16, pp. Oslo. 09 01 Flint and chert RAIMO UUSINOKA Sicveking, G. dc G. & Hart, M. (eds.) The Scientific Study of Flint and Chert.

Proceedings of thc fourth international flint symposium hcld at Brighton Polytechnic April pp. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. The diversity of flint (Note: I will choose to use this generic term for all silica based stones of limestone origin, as is common practice, even if not truly accurate, as "chert" is the more accepted term) sources in this region is particularly important when viewing the long and extremely culturally diverse occupations throughout this area.

This volume presents thirty papers on the archaeological uses of flint. They were presented at the Fourth International Flint Symposium inand together they give an interdisciplinary review.

For publication by Cambridge, each paper has been carefully edited. The topics include:.Chert occurs in carbonate rocks as oval to irregular nodules in greensand, limestone, chalk, and dolomite formations as a replacement mineral, where it is formed as a result of some type of it occurs in chalk or marl, it is usually called also occurs in thin beds, when it is a primary deposit (such as with many jaspers and radiolarites).Complaints about Flint water eventually lead to a local physician and a water scientist taking matters into their own hands.

In September, Virginia Tech University researchers led by engineering professor Marc Edwards, an expert on water safety, tested water samples from Flint homes and found high lead levels in the tap water in homes throughout the city.