Glass rich (igneous rock)

Keyword Definition

Igneous rock that contains greater than 50 percent massive glass.

This vocabulary, based on Gillespie and Styles 1999

Parents: Igneous rock (138)

Children: Glassy igneous rock (121)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Sample >> Lithosphere >> Rock >> Whole >> Rock >> Igneous >> Glass rich


Glassy (igneous rock)

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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