Composite genesis (material)

Keyword Definition

Material of unspecified consolidation state formed by geological modification of pre-existing materials outside the realm of igneous and sedimentary processes. Includes rocks formed by impact metamorphism, standard dynamothermal metamorphism, brittle deformation, weathering, metasomatism and hydrothermal alteration (diagenesis is a sedimentary process in this context).

SLTTm 2004

Parents: Compound material (66)

Children: Composite genesis rock (65); Fault-related material (85); Impact generated material (139); Material formed in surficial environment (158)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Composite genesis


Fault-related material | Impact generated | surficial environment

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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