Flints are composed of a mixture of quartz, agate, shell and diatom fragments, traces of hematite, iron oxides and gypsum. Flint was selected by aboriginal people because of its abundance and ease of forming into implements.
Flint, used for thousands of years, is a powerful stabilizer and cleanser.
No two pieces are alike. Each one will slightly vary in size, shape and colour. Most measure approximately 2" long.