Moline Chert

Moline Chert

Moline Chert

NSHS ID: 
001RI11
State: 
Illinois
County: 
Rock Island
Lithic Type: 
Moline Chert
Notes: 

From Morrow and Withrow "This chert occurs in the area of Rock Island/Moline, Ill. And is of Pennyslvanian age.  Color ranges from light gray to blue-black and is often streaked and speckled with black carbonized plant remains."

Geology: 
Spoon Formation, Pennsylvanian

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