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PREFERRED TERM
continental sediments and volcanics  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Mineral deposits associated with sediments or volcanic material on continental crust. They form where volcanic rocks and ash layers react with alkaline groundwater, and may also crystallize in post-depositional environments over periods ranging from thousands to millions of years in shallow marine basins.
DESCRIPTION
  • Mineral deposits associated with sediments or volcanic material on continental crust. They form where volcanic rocks and ash layers react with alkaline groundwater, and may also crystallize in post-depositional environments over periods ranging from thousands to millions of years in shallow marine basins.
IDENTIFIER
  • continentalSedimentAndVolcanics
TITLE
  • continental sediments and volcanics
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/MineralDepositGroupValue/continentalSedimentAndVolcanics
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