material_type in Specimen_​Classification

Name: material_typeVersion Id:
Description: The material_type element indicates the general type of the specimen.
Namespace Id: speclibSteward: geoClass Name: Specimen_​ClassificationType: UTF8_​Short_​String_​Collapsed
Minimum Value: NoneMaximum Value: NoneMinimum Characters: 1Maximum Characters: 30
Unit of Measure Type: NoneDefault Unit Id: NoneAttribute Concept: NoneConceptual Domain: SHORT_STRING
Status: ActiveNillable: falsePattern: None
Permissible Value(s)ValueValue Meaning
 Amorphous Sample without crystalline structure or long range order, e.g., glass
 Consolidated Mixture Sample that is cemented or otherwise aggregated into a solid mass
 Element Sample composed of a single element such as metallic iron
 Ice Solid sample composed of gas or liquid (e.g., water vapor or water) now in solid form
 Mineral Sample with a given composition within a defined range of compositions and that exhibits a defined crystalline structure
 Organic Sample composed of organic materials
 Rock Solid sample composed of one or more minerals
 Single Particle Sample composed of a single particle
 Unconsolidated Mixture Sample of loose or disaggregated material that is a mixture of various minerals and/or other compounds