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pyroclastic rock
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Fragmental igneous rock that consists of greater than 75 percent fragments produced as a direct result of eruption or extrusion of magma from within the earth onto its surface. Includes autobreccia associated with lava flows and excludes deposits reworked by epiclastic processes.

DESCRIPTION
  • Fragmental igneous rock that consists of greater than 75 percent fragments produced as a direct result of eruption or extrusion of magma from within the earth onto its surface. Includes autobreccia associated with lava flows and excludes deposits reworked by epiclastic processes.

IDENTIFIER
  • pyroclasticRock

TITLE
  • pyroclastic rock

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