Keywords

Clastic (sedimentary material)



Keyword Definition

Sedimentary material of unspecified consolidation state in which at least 50 percent of the constituent particles were derived from erosion, weathering, or mass-wasting of pre-existing earth materials, and transported to the place of deposition by mechanical agents such as water, wind, ice and gravity.

SLTTs 2004; Neuendorf et al. 2005

Parents: Sedimentary material (233)

Children: Clastic sediment (57); Clastic sedimentary rock (59)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]



Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Sedimentary >> Clastic

Children

None


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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