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

DEFINITION
  • Compact, fine grained rock with an average grain size less than 0.032 millimeter and a well developed schistosity (slaty cleavage), and hence can be split into slabs or thin plates.

DESCRIPTION
  • Compact, fine grained rock with an average grain size less than 0.032 millimeter and a well developed schistosity (slaty cleavage), and hence can be split into slabs or thin plates.

IDENTIFIER
  • slate

TITLE
  • slate

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