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Terminological Debate in the Upper Hunter Valley: Indurated Mudstone versus Tuff

Hughes, Philip; Hiscock, Peter; Watchman, Alan

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Archaeologists have variously used the terms 'indurated mudstone' and 'tuff' as a description for the fine-textured, very hard, yellowish, orange, reddish-brown or grey rocks from the upper Hunter Valley from which many of the stone artefacts there were made. The desire of archaeologists working in the region to offer a precise and accurate geological description of this material has fuelled debate about whether 'tuff' or 'mudstone' is the most appropriate label. Some of the samples of these...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/54469
Source: Australian Archaeology

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