“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Northern Geological Supplies Ltd
Northern Geological Supplies Ltd

“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Flint – Devon

£1.61£2.88 ex VAT

Flint is a variety of chert and a hard sedimentary rock of the silicate family with a conchoidal fracture. It exhibits a monochromatic colour scheme with a dark grey or black interior contrasted with a vibrant white exterior. It was collected from South Devon, and comes supplied in a card tray with an information label.

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Flint, a variety of Chert, is a micro-crystalline, sedimentary rock of the silicate family and has a conchoidal fracture. The formation of flint is heavily believed to be strongly associated with the deposition of Chalk. Historically, flint has had many uses including being used as a way to start fires as well as being cut and sharpened to create weapons due to its hardness. Whilst flint can be found in a range of colours, this particular flint exhibits a monochromatic colour theme with a dark grey to black interior offset by a distinct white exterior. This flint was collected from South Devon, an area with a rich mining history. These specimens come provided in a card tray with an information label.

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