Non-clastic siliceous (sedimentary material)

Keyword Definition

Sedimentary material that consists of at least 50 percent silicate mineral material, deposited directly by chemical or biological processes at the depositional surface, or in particles formed by chemical or biological processes within the basin of deposition.

SLTTs 2004

Parents: Sedimentary material (233)

Children: Non-clastic siliceous sediment (174); Non-clastic siliceous sedimentary rock (176)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Sedimentary >> Non-clastic siliceous



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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