Cubic Nutter

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I really don’t think it’s a actual nutting stone by the size of it. It does show use wear on every face and it might of been larger at one time. Some sides are smooth some have divots. The material I believe is Rhyolite but not certain. I’ve never found Rhyolite artifacts but it’s here in the area. I found it in a field where I had only found one campsite that had this, a broken pole Celt and one point. The stone is very dense for the size of it.
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After looking at it closely I believe it’s a Greenstone and not a Rhyolite. I have a Game Piece and a Celt made from the same material
 

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I believe it’s a pestle of some kind. All other grinders I’ve found are round and flat. I’m not sure what it was used for, has a little damage on it from the plow and disc.
 

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Here is a example of a similar one on peach state arch site. They have updated their site if you would like to see some examples
 

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That’s definitely interesting, I don’t know what it would’ve. Thanks for the post
I believe many tools started as something else then as they became used they would turn them into another tool. I’m not familiar with what the next step would of been seeing it’s in a cube shape but I do believe many grinders might of been used later as a discoidal when polished enough. Thanks for the reply
 

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