GUN FLINTS

Sometimes these have been mistaken for Scrapers

 

Each approximately 1" in width

 Native made gunflints

Location:  North of  Laredo, Tx.

Picture and text by Adolph Sassin

 

Dutch Gun Flints French Gun Flints

 

 From South Arkansas,
Measures 1" x 7/8" x 3/8".

Seems to be standard size.

  Are known English gun flints made from a black flint and
came from a ship wreck off the east coast.

They are larger and always seem to be made from a black flint.

Measure 1 1/4" x 1 1/8" x 1/2"
These are unifacial and the backs are slightly curved as they would
have been when flaked off a larger piece.

  From Arkansas,

Measures 1" by 7/8" by 3/8"

Material: Unknown flint

Text and Photo by Chuck Young