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anhydrite
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Anhydrite is a relatively common sedimentary mineral that forms massive rock layers. Anhydrite does not form directly, but is the result of the dewatering of the rock forming mineral Gypsum (CaSO4-2H2O). This loss of water produces a reduction in volume of the rock layer and can cause the formation of caverns as the rock shrinks. - http://www.galleries.com/Anhydrite

DESCRIPTION
  • Anhydrite is a relatively common sedimentary mineral that forms massive rock layers. Anhydrite does not form directly, but is the result of the dewatering of the rock forming mineral Gypsum (CaSO4-2H2O). This loss of water produces a reduction in volume of the rock layer and can cause the formation of caverns as the rock shrinks. - http://www.galleries.com/Anhydrite

IDENTIFIER
  • anhydrite

TITLE
  • anhydrite

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/CommodityCodeValue/anhydrite
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