mud (Carbonate)

Keyword Definition

Carbonate sediment composed of less than 25 percent clasts that have a maximum diameter more than 2 mm, and the ratio of sand size to mud size clasts is less than one.

follow pattern used for clastic sand and mud categories, based on SLTTs 2004

Parents: Carbonate sediment (45); Mud size sediment (171)

Children: Carbonate ooze (42)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Unconsolidated >> Natural unconsolidated >> Sediment >> Carbonate >> mud


ooze (Carbonate)

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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