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

DEFINITION
  • Clastic sediment in which less than 30 percent of particles are gravel (greater than 2 mm in diameter) and the sand to mud ratio is at least 1. More than half of the particles are of epiclastic origin.

DESCRIPTION
  • Clastic sediment in which less than 30 percent of particles are gravel (greater than 2 mm in diameter) and the sand to mud ratio is at least 1. More than half of the particles are of epiclastic origin.

IDENTIFIER
  • sand

TITLE
  • sand

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/sand
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Lithology