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

DEFINITION
  • Commercial limestones are rocks of sedimentary origin that primarily are composed of calcium carbonate with or without magnesium. Included in this category are limestone, dolomite, dolomitic limestone, and travertine, which is a calcitic rock that is precipitated from hot springs. http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/stone_dimension/myb1-2007-stond.pdf

DESCRIPTION
  • Commercial limestones are rocks of sedimentary origin that primarily are composed of calcium carbonate with or without magnesium. Included in this category are limestone, dolomite, dolomitic limestone, and travertine, which is a calcitic rock that is precipitated from hot springs. http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/stone_dimension/myb1-2007-stond.pdf

IDENTIFIER
  • limestone

TITLE
  • limestone

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