Surface (rock)

Keyword Definition

A rock sample collected from the Earth’s surface is technically the same sample type as a rock sample taken from a drill core.  In practice, the distinction is a useful one to make.

Hierarchical classification

Sample >> Lithosphere >> Rock >> Whole >> Surface



Category: Analysed material

The different kinds of sample material collected in the field have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “till”, “soil”, “vegetation”. Taken from the “Sample_Types_SHARED” database table.

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