Calcareous (carbonate sedimentary rock)

Keyword Definition

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

SLTTs 2004; Hallsworth & Knox 1999

Parents: Calcareous carbonate sedimentary material (38); Carbonate sedimentary rock (47)

Children: Impure limestone (145); Limestone (156)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Sample >> Lithosphere >> Rock >> Whole >> Rock >> Sedimentary >> Carbonate >> 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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