Flint Photos                             

Cochise College
Photos of Rocks
Sedimentary Rocks
Geology Home Page
Roger Weller, geology instructor                       



last edited:  1/5/16       number of photos:  7
Flint is a chemical sedimentary rock made of cryptocrystalline
(very fine-grained) quartz. 
It is distinguished from chert by its more shiny surface and its                          
better ability to be chipped into sharp implements such
as arrowheads.


flint nodules England:  A  B  C  D
sharp flint chips:  A  B
banded flint:  A

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