Pipe Creek Chert

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Material
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Class Natural Material
Type Stone

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Identification

Macroscopic

Converse 2007:

  • Blue and grey, vitreous
  • Yellow and green patina

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Geologic Context

Sources

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Archaeological Contexts

  • Primary exploitation of this material during the Archaic period is evidenced by its presence in Nettling assemblages (Ellis et al. 1990:77)
  • Some outcrops exploited by Archaic populations may now be submerged (Ellis et al. 1990:78)
  • Extensively used by Archaic population in northwestern Ohio (Converse 2007:208)
  • Artifacts made form Pipe Creek Chert have been found as far south as Central Ohio (Converse 2007:208)

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