Historical information

Silcrete and quartzite can create sharp flakes and have been important materials for stone tool making by Aboriginals in Australia

Physical description

12 pieces of stone, partially worked - aboriginal related, possibly flakes or core, silcrete or quartzite 8968.1 - Silcrete, pale material is anatase 8968.2 - Silcrete 8968.3 - Silcrete 8968.4 - Quartzite 8968.5 - Quartzite 8968.6 - Quartzite - heavily cemented on metamorphosed sandstone 8968.7 - Silcrete 8968.8 - Quartzite 8968.9 - Silcrete in sandy texture (others muddy texture) 8968.10 - Quartzite 8968.11 - Silcrete - part course, part fine, not neatly layered 8968 - 12 Silcrete - two textures - partly muddy, partly sandy