rock_type in Specimen_​Classification

Name: rock_typeVersion Id:
Description: The rock_type element identifies the type of rock the specimen is.
Namespace Id: speclibSteward: geoClass Name: Specimen_​ClassificationType: UTF8_​Short_​String_​Collapsed
Minimum Value: NoneMaximum Value: NoneMinimum Characters: 1Maximum Characters: 255
Unit of Measure Type: NoneDefault Unit Id: NoneAttribute Concept: NoneConceptual Domain: SHORT_STRING
Status: ActiveNillable: falsePattern: None
Permissible Value(s)ValueValue Meaning
 Igneous The Igneous value indicates that the specimen is volatile-poor and was formed by the cooling of magma or lava.
 Metamorphic The Metamorphic value indicates that the specimen was formed by metamorphic processes (e.g., increased temperature and/or pressure conditions that altered the rock composition without melting)
 Sedimentary The Sedimentary value indicates that the specimen was formed by sedimentary processes (e.g., lithification of unconsolidated material, direct chemical precipitation)
 Unknown The Unknown value indicates that there is not enough information about the specimen to assign it a rock type