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

DEFINITION
  • Commercial slate is a microgranular metamorphic rock formed by the recrystallization of clay sediments, such as claystone, shale, or siltstone. Characterized by excellent parallel cleavage, slates may be easily split into relatively thin slabs. http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/stone_dimension/myb1-2007-stond.pdf
DESCRIPTION
  • Commercial slate is a microgranular metamorphic rock formed by the recrystallization of clay sediments, such as claystone, shale, or siltstone. Characterized by excellent parallel cleavage, slates may be easily split into relatively thin slabs. http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/stone_dimension/myb1-2007-stond.pdf
IDENTIFIER
  • slate
TITLE
  • slate
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/CommodityCodeValue/slate
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