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

DEFINITION
  • A gneiss with mineralogy and texture indicating derivation from a phaneritic igneous rock protolith. Typically consists of abundant feldspar, with quartz, and variable hornblende, biotite, and muscovite, with a relatively homogeneous character.
DESCRIPTION
  • A gneiss with mineralogy and texture indicating derivation from a phaneritic igneous rock protolith. Typically consists of abundant feldspar, with quartz, and variable hornblende, biotite, and muscovite, with a relatively homogeneous character.
IDENTIFIER
  • orthogneiss
TITLE
  • orthogneiss
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/orthogneiss
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