Basic (igneous rock)

Keyword Definition

Igneous rock with between 45 and 52 percent SiO2.

after LeMaitre et al. 2002

Parents: Basic igneous material (26); Igneous rock (138)

Children: Basalt (23); Gabbroic rock (115)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Sample >> Lithosphere >> Rock >> Whole >> Rock >> Igneous >> Basic


Basalt | Gabbroic

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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