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

DEFINITION
  • Mineral deposits, mainly Fe or Mn, of sedimentary origin which originated as chemical precipitates from ancient ocean water. The process of accumulating these sedimentary deposits is controlled by the physicochemical properties inherent in iron and manganese.
DESCRIPTION
  • Mineral deposits, mainly Fe or Mn, of sedimentary origin which originated as chemical precipitates from ancient ocean water. The process of accumulating these sedimentary deposits is controlled by the physicochemical properties inherent in iron and manganese.
IDENTIFIER
  • chemicalSediment
TITLE
  • chemical sediment
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/MineralDepositGroupValue/chemicalSediment
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Mineral Deposit Group