Mudstone that contains less than 10 percent carbonate minerals.
Operational distinction of this category will typically be based on whether or not the rock fizzes when hydrochloric acid is applied--the rock is silicate mudstone if it does not fizz. The quantitative '10 percent' criteria is fuzzy.
Parents: Generic mudstone (118)
[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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