Keyword Definition

Mud that consists of greater than 50 percent particles with grain size less than 0.004 mm

based on SLTTs 2004; Neuendorf et al. 2005; particle size from Wentworth grade scale

Parents: Mud (170)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Unconsolidated >> Natural unconsolidated >> Sediment >> Clastic >> Mud >> Clay



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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