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

DEFINITION
  • A gneiss with mineralogy and texture indicating derivation from a sedimentary rock protolith. Typically consists of abundant quartz, mica, or calcsilicate minerals; aluminosilicate minerals or garnet commonly present. Composition of rock tends to be more variable on a decimetric scale that in orthogneiss.

DESCRIPTION
  • A gneiss with mineralogy and texture indicating derivation from a sedimentary rock protolith. Typically consists of abundant quartz, mica, or calcsilicate minerals; aluminosilicate minerals or garnet commonly present. Composition of rock tends to be more variable on a decimetric scale that in orthogneiss.

IDENTIFIER
  • paragneiss

TITLE
  • paragneiss

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