Dolomitic (sediment)

Keyword Definition

Carbonate sediment with a ratio of magnesium carbonate to calcite (plus aragonite) greater than 1 to 1.

after SLTTs 2004, Hallsworth and Knox 1999

Parents: Carbonate sediment (45); Dolomitic or magnesian sedimentary material (75)

Children: Impure dolomitic sediment (143); Pure dolomitic sediment (205)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Unconsolidated >> Natural unconsolidated >> Sediment >> Carbonate >> Dolomitic



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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