Keywords

Porphyry



Keyword Definition

Igneous rock that contains conspicuous phenocrysts in a finer grained groundmass; groundmass itself may be phaneritic or fine-grained.

LeMaitre et al. 2002

Parents: Igneous rock (138)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]



Hierarchical classification

Sample >> Lithosphere >> Rock >> Whole >> Rock >> Igneous >> Porphyry

Children

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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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