Dolomitic or magnesian (sedimentary rock)

Keyword Definition

Carbonate sedimentary rock with a ratio of magnesium carbonate to calcite (plus aragonite) greater than 1 to 1. Includes dolostone, lime dolostone and magnesite-stone.

after SLTTs 2004, Hallsworth and Knox 1999

Parents: Carbonate sedimentary rock (47); Dolomitic or magnesian sedimentary material (75)

Children: Dolomite (78); Impure dolomite (144)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Sample >> Lithosphere >> Rock >> Whole >> Rock >> 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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