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

DEFINITION
  • Any rock that contains one or more phosphatic minerals of sufficient purity and quantity to permit its commercial use as a source of phosphatic compounds or elemental phosphorus. About 90% of the world's production is sedimentary phosphateRock, or phosphorite; the remainder is igneous rock rich in apatite.
DESCRIPTION
  • Any rock that contains one or more phosphatic minerals of sufficient purity and quantity to permit its commercial use as a source of phosphatic compounds or elemental phosphorus. About 90% of the world's production is sedimentary phosphateRock, or phosphorite; the remainder is igneous rock rich in apatite.
IDENTIFIER
  • phosphateRock
TITLE
  • phosphateRock
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/CommodityCodeValue/phosphateRock
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