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  Flint - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A flint nodule from the Onondaga limestone layer, Buffalo, NY.
Flint (or flintstone) is a hard, sedimentary cryptocrystalline silicate rock with a glassy appearance.
Flint mining is attested since the Palaeolithic, but became more common since the Neolithic (Michelsberg culture, Funnelbeaker culture).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flint   (246 words)

 OHS - Places - Flint Ridge State Memorial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The museum at Flint Ridge is built around a restored prehistoric quarry pit and explains both the digging and shaping of flint.
Students experience how flint was formed, why people used flint for tools and weapons, how the flint was worked out of the ground, what could be made from this colorful stone, and what sets Flint Ridge flint apart from other flints in America.
Flint Ridge is four miles north of I-70, three miles north of Brownsville, in Licking County, at the intersection of County Roads 668 and 312 (Flint Ridge Rd.).
www.ohiohistory.org /places/flint   (452 words)

 Punk-Rock Urbanism | Metropolis Magazine | November 2002
Downtown Flint in the fall of 1987 was a pretty alien place, but everything had that magic of discovery.
Flint could have used a premier auto museum to house antique car models, historical archives, a research institute, or educational programs, but instead we turned it into a three-ring circus with an IMAX theater and amusement-park rides.
They looked at Saginaw Street and figured that part of the reason downtown had so many vacancies was because of the condition of the properties themselves, and that a facade program might be a way to restore some of their historic character and spur development.
www.metropolismag.com /html/content_1102/ob/ob03_1102.html   (1462 words)

Flint Hill's music ministry also received a jump start recently when first-time visitor Terry Eberle volunteered to work with the choir.
Flint Hill's high level of activity makes for a busy schedule for Smith, who continues to hold offices in the district and conference and runs a business in Carroll County.
Although Smith now does most of the preaching at Flint Hill and also conducts revivals at other churches, he is quick to point out that he is not an ordained pastor.
www.gbod.org /evangelism/programs/offeringchrist/flint.html   (986 words)

 FLINT toolkit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
FLINT provides a comprehensive and versatile set of facilities for programmers who wish to incorporate uncertainty within their expert systems and decision support applications.
FLINT provides support for where the domain knowledge is not so clearcut.
FLINT does this by augmenting the normal backward-chaining rules of Prolog and, where Flex is present, by extending the KSL of Flex.
www.lpa.co.uk /fln.htm   (546 words)

 Flint Castle
To the north and east, the waters of the Dee estuary rose close to the castle's base; however, on the opposite side, the landward faces, ditching and an outer bailey were constructed, reinforcing the security needs of the inhabitants and symbolically setting the castle apart from the rest of the world.
Flint Castle was itself besieged for three months, before surrendering to the Parliamentarians, led by General Mytton who slighted the structure in 1647.
Flint Castle is a vital link in the history of the Welsh struggle for independence and must not be overlooked.
www.castlewales.com /flint.html   (2308 words)

Canary flint glass WILL glow bright green under a UV fllight and for all intents and purposes, is collected by vaseline glass collectors as a "yellow-green glass that will glow green under a UV fllight, due to the presence of uranium oxide in the glass formula (definition most widely used by vaseline glass collectors).
Flint glass pressed ware has been made over the years since, and is still made today, but in very limited quantities.
In an email disussion with a long-time flint glass collector, this person told me that he had a damaged one in canary (one petal broken off) and the only one he had seen besides his was at the B and S Museum in Sandwich MA.
www.mindspring.com /~reyne/canary.html   (2072 words)

 Flint--Ohio's Official Gemstone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ohio flint is known to rock and mineral collectors throughout the country for its brilliant colors and its suitability for crafting into beautiful jewelry.
Flint (and its impure form, chert) is widely distributed in Ohio in rocks of Silurian (438 to 408 million years ago), Devonian (408 to 360 million years ago), and Pennsylvanian (320 to 286 million years ago) age.
Most flint deposits are associated with marine limestones, and it is thought that the silica necessary to form flint was derived from the siliceous spicules that formed the skeletal support for sponges that lived in the seas.
www.dnr.state.oh.us /publications/geo/flint.html   (700 words)

 Flint, Michigan - 48532 - InfoMI.com
Flint, the third largest city in Michigan, is the Genesee County seat.
Shortened to "Flint" in 1836, it was incorporated as a city in 1855.
Much of Flint’s growth can be credited to the development of the auto industry: The first car designed by Louis Chevrolet was produced here, with the help of Will Durant who formed General Motors.
www.infomi.com /city/flint   (220 words)

 Alibates Flint Quarries and Ruins
These colorful Alibates flint arrow points were made by Late Prehistoric folk who lived and hunted in the area around 800 years ago.
Although termed "flint," the stone is technically a silicified or agatized dolomite occurring in Permian-age outcroppings.
They used Alibates flint to outfit all parts of their "toolkit" as well as to trade for other materials from other areas.
www.texasbeyondhistory.net /alibates   (1388 words)

 FLINT - Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
{Flint implements} (Arch[ae]ol.), tools, etc., employed by men before the use of metals, such as axes, arrows, spears, knives, wedges, etc., which were commonly made of flint, but also of granite, jade, jasper, and other hard stones.
(b) (Mining) An obsolete appliance for lighting the miner at his work, in which flints on a revolving wheel were made to produce a shower of sparks, which gave light, but did not inflame the fire damp.
{Flint wall}, a kind of wall, common in England, on the face of which are exposed the fl surfaces of broken flints set in the mortar, with quions of masonry.
www.hyperdictionary.com /dictionary/flint   (377 words)

 flint on Encyclopedia.com
Flint outcroppings and bits of flint appear on trails at Flint Ridge State Memorial in Licking County, Ohio.
John Kerry, vendredi, à Flint Le sénateur John Kerry espérait samedi renforcer son avance sur ses cinq adversaires démocra.
John Lauve, of Flint, Michigan, compares GM to the sinking Titanic during the annual GM shareholders meeting at the Hotel DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday, June 7, 2005.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/f1/flint.asp   (923 words)

 OHT - Field Trips - Central - Flint Ridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Flint was used for tools and spear points; to light fires; and to kill and skin game for food.
The Flint ridge area, where the red, yellow, brown, and cream-colored mineral is readily accessible at the surface, was on an extensive trade route.
Inside the museum are: exhibits explaining the geology of flint and techniques for quarrying and chipping it; displays of flint artifacts; and a chronology of flint used by Indians in the area.
www.ohiohistoryteachers.org /03/03/c01.shtml   (166 words)

 Flint River Ranch All Natural pet food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Flint River Ranch's natural dog food and cat food often costs less or the same to feed as lesser quality foods.
Flint River Ranch does not pay for all those fancy ads, their distributors do the advertising for them.
Flint River Ranch does cost more per pound than a lot of foods, but you don't have to feed so much to make up for fillers, sometimes a lot less.
www.naturespets.com   (1373 words)

Flint River Ranch products are naturally preserved with vitamins E and C using human quality ingredients.
Flint River Ranch continues to position itself as a leader in the research and development of natural products for your pets.
Flint River Ranch guarantees a protein analysis of no less than 32% and no less than 20% fat.
www.flintdogfood.com   (351 words)

 Flint, Michigan (Cities)
Flint is in Genesee County (is the county seat), and in the Central Region.
It also is on the banks of the Flint River and near Lake Fenton and the Seven Lakes State Park.
Flint is part of the Flint, Michigan metro area.
www.ohwy.com /mi/f/flint.htm   (169 words)

 Flint Trading Inc. PreMark, DecoMark, TopMark, Super Bundy, DuraPost, Bundy Adhesives - HOME
Flint Trading, Inc. (“Flint”) is devoted to increasing road safety awareness and is very active in private and public committees and task forces called upon to set standards and implement policies that will provide better roadway safety.
Flint is also the exclusive distributor in the United States, Canada and Latin America for a variety of Delta® instruments that are repeatable, reproducible and traceable to a national standard.
Precision Scan, an affiliate of Flint, collects and evaluates retroreflectivity, color and visibility data for signs and pavement markings using mobile or hand-held reflectometers.
www.flinttrading.com   (311 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Flint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Thus might Grace Flint, possibly one of the most intriguing heroes of recent thriller fiction, be characterized.
Grace is Detective Inspector Flint of Scotland Yard, assigned to the Major Crimes unit as an undercover operative.
Flint is fascinating because of the heavy load of emotional and psychological baggage she carries.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0747271143   (1242 words)

 CNN - GM, UAW talks end without sign of progress - June 21, 1998
FLINT, Michigan (CNN) -- Representatives from General Motors and the United Auto Workers sat down at the negotiating tables again on Sunday, but the talks ended four hours later without apparent progress.
Negotiations are being held at the two parts plants in Flint, where strikes have brought nearly all of GM's car and truck production to a standstill.
While saying that GM was committed to reaching a settlement as quickly as possible, Smith also made it clear that GM is committed to taking whatever steps it deems necessary to make the company more efficient and better able to respond to a rapidly changing global marketplace.
www.cnn.com /US/9806/21/gm.strike.03   (724 words)

 YOJOE.COM | Flint
Flint (version 7) was released as part of the eighteenth series (2002), carded in a two-pack with Baroness (v3).
Flint came with a fl Sound Attack machine gun, a fl attack rifle, a silver knife and a fl backpack.
Flint's hands are positioned in such a way that he is best able to hold his weapons as a left-handed person.
www.yojoe.com /action/02/flint7.shtml   (117 words)

OUR MAN FLINT ($15) is the perfect spy movie spoof, tweaking one’s expectations of the genre in such a gentle way that the comedy doesn’t overtly draw attention to itself.
As the film opens, the world is besieged by a series of disasters that are attributable to a group of scientists that have learned to control the weather.
Still, Cramden is forced to offer Flint to the mission and even has difficulty in getting him to accept, that is, until an attempt is made on Flint’s life and his four live in girlfriends are taken hostage.
www.thecinemalaser.com /dvd_review_2002/our-man-flint-dvd.htm   (749 words)

 AllRefer.com - flint, mineral (Geology And Oceanography) - Encyclopedia
flint, variety of quartz that commonly occurs in rounded nodules and whose crystal structure is not visible to the naked eye.
Flint is dark gray, smoky brown, or fl in color; pale gray flint is called chert.
Use of flint tools defines the Stone Age cultures of the Pleistocene epoch.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/F/flint.html   (270 words)

 Welcome to Flintshire
Flint and Mold are the main town areas.
Flint market can be dated back to a 'Charter' granted, on 4th February 1278, one year after King Edward I had defeated Llewelyn in the wars between the English and the Welsh.
The Great County Court was held in Flint four times a year during the reign of King Edward I. In September 1284, Edward I granted the First Charter to Flint and created the town a Free Borough and the Constable of the Castle, Reginald de Grey the first Mayor of the new Borough
www.flintshire.org   (877 words)

 Flint Hill Bed and Breakfast - Flint Hill, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Flint Hill Public House is convenient for anyone visiting the Virginia countryside -- shopping for antiques, horseback riding, visiting Virginia wineries, orchards and berry farms, or exploring the rich local history.
In addition to the overnight suites upstairs, the Public House has a conference room which is ideal for executive planning retreats, board meetings and seminars.
The Flint Hill Public House is located in Flint Hill, Virginia, just twelve miles south of Front Royal on Route 522 in Rappahannock County.
www.bnb-n-va.com /flint.htm   (378 words)

 Flint Hills Resources Welcome
Flint Hills Resources strives to create value for customers and neighbors in the marketplace and in society.
Flint Hills Resources also offers supply and marketing capabilities – ensuring crude oil for its refineries, and supplying petrochemicals and base oils to global markets.
Flint Hills Resources is also committed to the communities in which it operates.
www.fhr.com   (208 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: The Mackenzies: Flint (Mackenzies)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When the two first meet, Garnet asks if she can accompany Flint on the trail, believing she would be safe traveling with him.
Garnet truly loves Flint (even when she hits him in the head with an iron pan), and she intends to rope this reluctant cowboy.
i loved the love story between garnet and the wild cowboy flint i love all the books that ana leigh wrote they are all great books she is the best author.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0505524538?v=glance   (889 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Flint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Flint thinks he's going to go to this hide out he knows of, kick back and die in peace, but of course he is wrong.
Flint is a man who thinks he's soon to die, and as such he "just doesn't give a damn." This makes him one unusual character.
Flint is a book with a complex plot, full of interesting twists and turns, and although I've enjoyed almost every Louis L'Amour book I've read, this one really does stand out as a classic.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0553252313?v=glance   (1531 words)

 Letter from Flint, Michigan
Yesterday, a 6-year old boy brought a semi-automatic gun to that very school in Flint and killed a 6-year old girl in their first-grade classroom.
Buell Elementary, where the shooting took place, is in the Flint Beecher school district, the poorest school district in Genesee County, Michigan, and perhaps the poorest in the entire state.
Homeless and fatherless (his dad is in jail as 30 percent of all fl men in America will be at some point in their lives), the boy was staying at his uncle's.
www.afsc.org /pwork/0400/042k09.htm   (1229 words)

 Flint Genealogical Society Home Page
The Flint Genealogical Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, incorporated within the State of Michigan exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.
WHAT WE DO To fulfill our purpose, the Flint Genealogical Society steadily procures additional research Holdings which are made available for public use, without charge, for family history research.
All major research holdings acquired by the Flint Genealogical Society are donated to and housed in the Genealogy Section of the General Reference Department at the Flint Public Library where our Library Volunteers provide free assistance for family history researchers during normal operating hours, currently more than 60 hours per week.
www.rootsweb.com /~mifgs   (577 words)

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