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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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