Fragmental (igneous material)

Keyword Definition

igneous_material of unspecified consolidation state in which greater than 75 percent of the rock consists of fragments produced as a result of igneous rock-forming process.

CGI concept definition task group

Parents: Igneous material (137)

Children: Fragmental igneous rock (112); Pyroclastic material (206)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Igneous >> Fragmental


Pyroclastic (material)

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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