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native rock pendant?
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  • Ron Kelley
    2.5" Carter Cave Point
    Ron Kelley
    This stone was over half an inch thick but it thinned down real nice. I like how this Carter Cave Chert flakes.
    Yesterday, 04:06 PM
  • Ron Kelley
    Carter Cave
    Ron Kelley
    Hey Greg, Here is some Carter Cave for your lithics project. A big biface and a large slab.
    Yesterday, 10:51 AM
  • Ron Kelley
    Knapped Lithics List
    Ron Kelley
    Someone had suggested that I post a list of the lithics I have knapped. I'm glad I made this list before I forget too many. In addition to the lithics...
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