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

DEFINITION
  • Granofels formed by contact metamorphism, composed of a mosaic of equidimensional grains in a characteristically granoblastic or decussate matrix; porphyroblasts or relict phenocrysts may be present. Typically fine grained.

DESCRIPTION
  • Granofels formed by contact metamorphism, composed of a mosaic of equidimensional grains in a characteristically granoblastic or decussate matrix; porphyroblasts or relict phenocrysts may be present. Typically fine grained.

IDENTIFIER
  • hornfels

TITLE
  • hornfels

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/hornfels
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Lithology