calcareous (Impure)

Keyword Definition

Carbonate sediment in which between 50 and 90 percent of the constituents are composed of one (or more) of the carbonate minerals in particles of intrabasinal origin, and a calcite (plus aragonite) to dolomite ratio greater than 1 to 1.

This vocabulary

Parents: Calcareous carbonate sediment (37); Impure carbonate sediment (141)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Unconsolidated >> Natural unconsolidated >> Sediment >> Carbonate >> Impure >> calcareous



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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