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    • #1 - sandstone disc with one smooth face and one rough face. Diameter 49.9mm, thickness 18.3mm. Weight 59.89mm. #2 - sandstone disc with one smooth face and one rough face. Possibly burnt. Diameter 49.9mm, thickness 15.1mm. Weight 54.50g. #3 - sandstone disc with one smooth face and one rough face. Possibly burnt. Diameter 73.8mm, thickness 14.5mm. Weight 85.88g..
      • David Wallace
    • 2-2-2022
    • #1 Oval disc. One face is smooth but not flat. The other face has laminated along the natural bedding planes. Lithology = Magnesian limestone. Weight = 86g; D= 67>74mm; Th = 15mm. #2 Circular disc. Smoothed sides and possibly burnt face. Lithology = Coal Measures sandstone. Weight = 55g; D= 47>50mm; Th= 15mm. #3 Circular disc. Smoothed sides. Lithology = Coal measures sandstone. Weight = 59g; D= 45>46mm; Th=17.5mm. (Shaffrey, R. (2021)
      • Edwin Lambert
    • 11-3-2022

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  • Context: PON_1064
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    • Silty clay on top of (1063)
    • Nat Jackson
    • 29-10-2019
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