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PREFERRED TERM
basalt  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Commercial basalt and traprock includes igneous rocks that are too fine grained to be termed "black granite.” This category includes extrusive igneous rocks, such as andesite, basalt, or dacite, and intrusive igneous rocks, such as amphibolites, diabase, diorites, fine-grained gabbros, peridotites and pyroxenites. http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/stone_dimension/myb1-2007-stond.pdf
DESCRIPTION
  • Commercial basalt and traprock includes igneous rocks that are too fine grained to be termed "black granite.” This category includes extrusive igneous rocks, such as andesite, basalt, or dacite, and intrusive igneous rocks, such as amphibolites, diabase, diorites, fine-grained gabbros, peridotites and pyroxenites. http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/stone_dimension/myb1-2007-stond.pdf
IDENTIFIER
  • basalt
TITLE
  • basalt
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/CommodityCodeValue/basalt
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