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Collector:
Tom Staley  Search this
Donor Name:
Estate Of John D. Holland  Search this
Object Type:
Stone
Place:
Valley City, Harrison County, Indiana, United States, North America
Accession Date:
29 Dec 2016
Collection Date:
Apr 1993
Notes:
L-189 (Wyandotte Chert): Provenience includes samples from float/residuum; Unknown collection procedure, Not from an archaeolgical context. Collection includes raw material, outer surface, and naturally weathered specimens
L-189 (Wyandotte Chert)
Wyandotte chert, also known as Indiana Hornstone or Harrison County varies in color from medium bluish gray or dusky blue, to dark-medium gray, light gray and white. It has concentric or parallel banding, often oolitic, and sponge spicule inclusions.
Geology remarks: Epoch- Mississippian, Stage- Valmeyeran, Group- Blue River, Form- Ste. Genevieve, Member- Fredonia
Location remarks: Southcentral Indiana and northcentral Kentucky
Archaeology remarks: Paleo Crossing site, Medina Co., OH
Record Last Modified:
22 Nov 2019
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
2071475
USNM Number:
A598359-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f92f5ab1-0390-4458-baee-57f375a6244d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_12615883