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

DEFINITION
  • propagation of fractures in rock due to crytallization of mineral salts (typically sodium chloride) from interstitial water, or volumetrick expansion of salts in capillaries, or hydration pressure of interstitial, trapped salts. Generally results in mechanical disintegration of the rock surface.

DESCRIPTION
  • propagation of fractures in rock due to crytallization of mineral salts (typically sodium chloride) from interstitial water, or volumetrick expansion of salts in capillaries, or hydration pressure of interstitial, trapped salts. Generally results in mechanical disintegration of the rock surface.

IDENTIFIER
  • haloclasty

TITLE
  • haloclasty

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventProcessValue/haloclasty
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Event Process