Is this stuff i found Native American?

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This morning while I was letting my dogs out I found what my husband said is flintlock. It's flat on one side. I found the 2 crytals and the round rock all within 10 feet of each other. Any idea what the round rock is? Also, is the flintlock native american made?
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This morning while I was letting my dogs out I found what my husband said is flintlock. It's flat on one side. I found the 2 crytals and the round rock all within 10 feet of each other. Any idea what the round rock is? Also, is the flintlock native american made? View attachment 2039019 View attachment 2039020 View attachment 2039021 View attachment 2039022 View attachment 2039023
Thanks for your replies. Is there any way to identify if it's Native American? I did a google lens on the round rock. Bola balls came up. Think that could be right?
 

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The round rock looks natural
Thanks for your replies. Is there any way to identify if it's Native American? I did a google lens on the round rock. Bola balls came up. Think that could be right?
The round rock is natural, no way to know who owned the rifle flint.
 

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The round rock looks natural. If you are still curious I would check it closely for unnatural-looking marks, such as evidence of scraping.
 

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The round rock looks natural. If you are still curious I would check it closely for unnatural-looking marks, such as evidence of scraping.
Correct, the forum allows you to blow pictures up, blown up the round rock still looks natural.
 

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This morning while I was letting my dogs out I found what my husband said is flintlock. It's flat on one side. I found the 2 crytals and the round rock all within 10 feet of each other. Any idea what the round rock is? Also, is the flintlock native american made? View attachment 2039019 View attachment 2039020 View attachment 2039021 View attachment 2039022 View attachment 2039023
Looks like your having a great time out there. The first photo is indeed a gun flint and most likely of French origin. Congratulations
 

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Looks like your having a great time out there. The first photo is indeed a gun flint and most likely of French origin. Congratulations
For the knowledge bank, what makes you think French? (I have found similar colour but is it the shape?)
 

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From researching the one I found, also French, it’s that honey color, English flints are dark. Those were the two major players in gunflints
I've found one almost the same colour & I get lots of variety of Neolithic Flints in black, brown, white etc.. So I'm not sure the colour is a strong enough case, but thats just using my logic, might be other factors?
 

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For the knowledge bank, what makes you think French? (I have found similar colour but is it the shape?)
I,m no flint expert,but I,ve seen flints like that identified as French. There is or was one on display at Arkansas Post museum IDed as French,same color and shape.There was a strong French presence in the area.
 

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I,m no flint expert,but I,ve seen flints like that identified as French. There is or was one on display at Arkansas Post museum IDed as French,same color and shape.There was a strong French presence in the area.
Just interested to learn, because it's the first I've heard it. I have no in depth knowledge, & who knows, maybe the one I found was French as well.
 
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I,m no flint expert,but I,ve seen flints like that identified as French. There is or was one on display at Arkansas Post museum IDed as French,same color and shape.There was a strong French presence in the area.
I'm live in Lebanon County a
I,m no flint expert,but I,ve seen flints like that identified as French. There is or was one on display at Arkansas Post museum IDed as French,same color and shape.There was a strong French presence in the area.
The French were in this area. I live in Lebanon County, PA.
 

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