synthetic_type in Specimen_​Classification

Name: synthetic_typeVersion Id:
Description: The synthetic_type element identifies the process by which the specimen was produced synthetically.
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
 Entirely SyntheticSample that is entirely human-made
 From Natural A natural product chemically or mineralogically altered by a laboratory treatment (e.g., heating). Does not include size and magnetic separates of natural samples or washing by water.
 Hardware Portions of an instrument, e.g., portions of a spectrometer that contribute to a spectroscopic signature and thus need to be characterized
 Natural and Synthetic Sample that is a mixture of human-made and naturally occurring components