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Flint from
Rijckholt mines, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands

Locality type:Mine
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Bruin, M.D., Korthoven, P.J.M., Bakels, C.C., and Groen, F.C.A. (1972) The use of nondestructive activation analysis and pattern recognition in the study of flint artifacts. Archaeometry, 14(1), 55-63.;
Beuker, J.R. (1990) Werken met steen. Archeologische monografieën van het Drents Museum Assen Deel 2, ISBN 90-70884-28-3 (in Dutch).;
Breuls, Ton (1994) Mergelgrotten, het onbekende landschap van Limburg. Mergelbouwsteen, ISBN 90-801848-1-0, 52 pp. (p. 9) (in Dutch).
Mineral Data:Click here to view Flint data
Locality Data:Click here to view Rijckholt mines, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Nearest other occurrences of Flint
3.8km (2.4 miles) Kinkenberg, 's-Gravenvoeren, Limburg, Flanders, Belgium
4.7km (2.9 miles) ENCI quarry, Pietersberg, Maastricht Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
4.8km (3.0 miles) Juliana quarry, Cadier en Keer, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
5.0km (3.1 miles) Caestert mine, Pietersberg, Visé, Liège, Wallonia, Belgium
5.0km (3.1 miles) Marnebel quarry, Eben-Emael, Liège, Wallonia, Belgium
5.1km (3.2 miles) Pietersberg, Maastricht Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
5.1km (3.2 miles) Pietersberg, Visé, Liège, Wallonia, Belgium
5.6km (3.5 miles) Avergat, Kanne, Riemst, Limburg, Flanders, Belgium
5.7km (3.5 miles) 't Rooth quarry, Bemelen, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
6.2km (3.8 miles) Mathuus, Kanne, Riemst, Limburg, Flanders, Belgium
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