Dolomitic or magnesian (sedimentary material)

Keyword Definition

Carbonate sedimentary material of unspecified consolidation degree with a ratio of magnesium carbonate to calcite (plus aragonite) greater than 1 to 1. Includes dolomite sediment, dolostone, lime dolostone and magnesite-stone.

after SLTTs 2004, Hallsworth and Knox 1999

Parents: Carbonate sedimentary material (46)

Children: Dolomitic or magnesian sedimentary rock (76); Dolomitic sediment (77)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Sedimentary >> Carbonate >> Dolomitic or magnesian



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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