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PREFERRED TERM
iron rich sediment
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Sediment that consists of at least 50 percent iron-bearing minerals (hematite, magnetite, limonite-group, siderite, iron-sulfides), as determined by hand-lens or petrographic analysis. Corresponds to a rock typically containing 15 percent iron by weight.

DESCRIPTION
  • Sediment that consists of at least 50 percent iron-bearing minerals (hematite, magnetite, limonite-group, siderite, iron-sulfides), as determined by hand-lens or petrographic analysis. Corresponds to a rock typically containing 15 percent iron by weight.

IDENTIFIER
  • ironRichSediment

TITLE
  • iron rich sediment

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/ironRichSediment
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