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Appendix A- 101 Thornhill vein quartz platform flakes. Platform type and preparation, bulb, compression rings, termination, lateral margins, curvature for appropriate flakes

Count %
Platform type Faceted 1 0.4
Flat 97 35.3
Fragment 95 34.6
Collapsed 82 29.8
Total 275 100.0
Platform preparation None 245 89.1
Abraded 8 2.9
Prepared 22 8.0
Total 275 100.0
Bulb Present 16 5.8
Absent 259 94.2
Total 275 100.0
Compression rings Absent 378 96.9
Present 12 3.1
Total 390 100.0
Termination Feather 61 55.5
Irregular 19 17.3
Plunging 19 17.3
Retouch/wear mark 10 9.1
Step 1 0.9
Total 110 100.0
Lateral margins Irregular 387 99.2
Regular 3 0.8
Total 390 100.0
Curvature N/A[a] 7 1.8
Concave 17 4.4
Convex 192 49.2
Straight 174 44.6
Total 390 100.0
Cortex 0% 325 83.3
1-49% 28 7.2
50-99% 24 6.2
100% 13 3.3
Total 390 100.0
[a]These seven fragments were small, making it difficult to categorise the curvature.[return].

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