Keyword Definition

Pure carbonate sedimentary rock with a calcite (plus aragonite) to dolomite ratio greater than 1 to 1. Includes limestone and dolomitic limestone.

This vocabulary

See Also: dolomitic limestone

Parents: Calcareous carbonate sedimentary rock (39); Pure carbonate sedimentary rock (204)

Children: Chalk (51); Travertine (259)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Sample >> Lithosphere >> Rock >> Whole >> Rock >> Sedimentary >> Carbonate >> Calcareous >> Limestone



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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