Keyword Definition

Nonclastic sedimentary rock composed of at least 50 percent non-carbonate salts, including chloride, sulfate or borate minerals; formed through precipitation of mineral salts from a saline solution (non-carbonate salt rock).

Jackson 1997; SLTTs 2004

Parents: Chemical sedimentary material (52)

Children: Exotic evaporite (84); Gypsum or anhydrite (226); Rock salt (227)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Sedimentary >> Chemical >> Evaporite


Exotic (evaporite) | Gypsum or anhydrite | Rock salt

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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