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

DEFINITION
  • Metasomatic rock consisting mainly of Ca-, Mg-, Fe-, or Mn-silicate minerals, which are free from or poor in water. Typically formed at the contact between a silicate rock or magma and a carbonate rock.
DESCRIPTION
  • Metasomatic rock consisting mainly of Ca-, Mg-, Fe-, or Mn-silicate minerals, which are free from or poor in water. Typically formed at the contact between a silicate rock or magma and a carbonate rock.
IDENTIFIER
  • skarn
TITLE
  • skarn
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/skarn
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Lithology