Material that contains features indicative of shock metamorphism, such as microscopic planar deformation features within grains or shatter cones, interpreted to be the result of extraterrestrial bolide impact. Includes breccias and melt rocks.
Stöffler and Grieve 2007; Jackson 1997
See Also: impact breccia, impact metamorphic rock, suevite, tagamite, tektite
Parents: Composite genesis material (64)
[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]
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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