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Coarseware 9

Name: Coarseware 9 Code: C9
Distinguishing features: Angular white inclusions
Colour: Pinkish brown-orange Texture: Rough Strength: Medium
Hardness: Medium Resistance: Medium Fracture: Rough
Manufacture: Wheel Firing temperature: Medium Firing atmosphere: Mixed
Surface treatment: none
Clay matrix: Medium elutriated
Type Size mm. Colour Mineral % Shape Sorting Note
Flakes <2 White Quartz? 10 Angular Poor  
Particles <2 Dark red ? 10 Sub-round Poor  
Crystals <2 Transparent Quartz? 5 Angular Poor  
Particles <2 White Lime 2 Sub-round Poor  
Notes: Similar to coarseware 1 but with angular white inclusions.

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