Chemical (sedimentary material)

Keyword Definition

Sedimentary material that consists of at least 50 percent material produced by inorganic chemical processes within the basin of deposition. Includes inorganic siliceous, carbonate, evaporite, iron-rich, and phosphatic sediment classes.

SLTTs 2004

Parents: Sedimentary material (233)

Children: Evaporite (81); Iron rich sedimentary material (149); Travertine (259)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Sedimentary >> Chemical


Evaporite | Iron rich (sedimentary material) | Travertine

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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