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noun ()
  1. An impure, massive, generally dull colored, flintlike quartz or hornstone. By general usage in mineralogy and geology, a chert does not have a conchoidal fracture. By general North American usage in archaeology (archeology) the term chert has been used until recently for quartzes (including flint) with a conchoidal fracture.
Translations:
  • French: chaille
  • German: Hornstein, Feuerstein

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