Keywords

Gossan



Keyword Definition

An iron-bearing weathered product overlying a sulfide deposit.  It is formed by the oxidation of sulfides and the leaching-out of the sulfur and most metals, leaving hydrated iron oxides and rarely sulfates.



Hierarchical classification

Sample >> Lithosphere >> Rock >> Weathered bedrock >> Gossan

Children

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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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