INSPIRE
Registry

grainstone

ID:
This version:
Latest version:
Label:
grainstone
Definition:
Carbonate sedimentary rock with recognizable depositional fabric that is grain-supported, and constituent particles are of intrabasinal origin; contains little or no mud matrix. Distinction from sandstone is based on interpretation of intrabasinal origin of clasts and grain-supported fabric, but grainstone definition does not include a grain size criteria.
Governance level:
Status:
Parents:
Themes:
Application schema:
Code list:
Other formats: