# Concept

## Mineralogical composition

URI | http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P02/current/CLAY/ | |
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Within Vocab | SeaDataNet Parameter Discovery Vocabulary | |

Alternative Labels | Min_comp, Min_comp | |

Definition | Parameters describing or quantifying the mineralogical composition of rocks and unlithified sediments. | |

Date | 2010-10-01T09:16:22 | |

Identifier | SDN:P02::CLAY | |

Note | accepted | |

Has Current Version | 3 | |

Version | 1 | |

2 | ||

version | 3 | |

inScheme | http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/scheme/EDMED_DCAT_THEMES/current/ | |

Broader | `D01:D0100001` | Parameters |

`L19:005` | theme | |

`P05:014` | oceans | |

`P05:008` | geoscientificInformation | |

`P22:13` | Geology | |

`P03:G045` | Rock and sediment lithology and mineralogy | |

Narrower | `P01:QRTZCSND` | Proportion of quartz in sediment 140-250um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy |

`P01:HMIN0006` | Proportion of garnet (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P09:CO3S` | SEDIMENT CARBONATES | |

`P01:FELDXDXT` | Concentration of feldspar per unit dry weight of sediment by X-ray diffraction | |

`P01:HMIN0064` | Proportion of kyanite (authigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0044` | Proportion of garnet (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0050` | Proportion of monazite (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:GLAUFSND` | Proportion of glauconite in sediment 100-140um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:ORTHXDXT` | Concentration of orthoclase feldspar per unit dry weight of sediment by X-ray diffraction | |

`P01:HMIN0023` | Proportion of pyroxene (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:GLAUCSND` | Proportion of glauconite in sediment 140-250um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:QRTZSILT` | Proportion of quartz in sediment 50-100um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0027` | Proportion of epidote (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P09:OPAP` | OPAL CONTENT | |

`P01:HMIN0059` | Proportion of barite (authigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0061` | Proportion of brookite (authigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0016` | Proportion of haematite (authigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0029` | Proportion of rutile (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0060` | Proportion of barite (authigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:QRTZXDXT` | Concentration of quartz per unit dry weight of sediment by X-ray diffraction | |

`P01:HMIN0015` | Proportion of siderite (authigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:NEWCXX03` | Proportion (dry weight) of biogenic granules {bioclasts} per unit dry weight of sediment >2000um | |

`P01:HMIN0017` | Proportion of galena (authigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:CHLOCSND` | Proportion of chlorite in sediment 140-250um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0022` | Proportion of amphibole (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:SICNXIXT` | Concentration of silicon {Si CAS 7440-21-3} per unit dry weight of sediment [amorphous phase] by oxalic acid extraction and inductively-coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0049` | Proportion of staurolite (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P09:SIOS` | SEDIMENT BIOGENIC SiO2 | |

`P01:HMIN0026` | Proportion of tourmaline (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0024` | Proportion of zircon (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0030` | Proportion of staurolite (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0007` | Proportion of tourmaline (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0028` | Proportion of apatite (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:KAOLXDXT` | Concentration of kaolinite per unit dry weight of sediment by X-ray diffraction | |

`P01:HMIN0037` | Proportion of anatas (authigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0003` | Proportion of amphibole (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0032` | Proportion of sphene (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:CARBSILT` | Proportion of carbonates in sediment 50-100um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:ILLMXDXT` | Concentration of illite mixed layer (10-14V) per unit dry weight of sediment by X-ray diffraction | |

`P01:HMIN0041` | Proportion of amphibole (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0043` | Proportion of zircon (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:MUSCSILT` | Proportion of muscovite in sediment 50-100um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:QRTZFSND` | Proportion of quartz in sediment 100-140um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0042` | Proportion of pyroxene (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0056` | Proportion of anatas (authigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:CLAYXDXT` | Concentration of clay minerals per unit dry weight of sediment by X-ray diffraction | |

`P01:MUSCCSND` | Proportion of muscovite in sediment 140-250um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0031` | Proportion of monazite (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0052` | Proportion of pyrite (authigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0058` | Proportion of barite (authigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:FELDCSND` | Proportion of feldspar in sediment 140-250um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0048` | Proportion of rutile (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0057` | Proportion of leucoxene (authigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0054` | Proportion of haematite (authigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0001` | Proportion of ore minerals (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:CHLOXDXT` | Concentration of chlorite per unit dry weight of sediment by X-ray diffraction | |

`P01:HMIN0014` | Proportion of pyrite (authigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0040` | Proportion of leucoxene (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0053` | Proportion of siderite (authigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0063` | Proportion of brookite (authigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:ILLPXDXT` | Concentration of illite (pure) per unit dry weight of sediment by X-ray diffraction | |

`P01:CHLOSILT` | Proportion of chlorite in sediment 50-100um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0002` | Proportion of leucoxene (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:GLAUSILT` | Proportion of glauconite in sediment 50-100um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:FELDSILT` | Proportion of feldspar in sediment 50-100um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0019` | Proportion of leucoxene (authigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:PLAGXDXT` | Concentration of plagioclase feldspar per unit dry weight of sediment by X-ray diffraction | |

`P01:CARBFSND` | Proportion of carbonates in sediment 100-140um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:SMECXDXT` | Concentration of smectite per unit dry weight of sediment by X-ray diffraction | |

`P01:HMIN0066` | Proportion of kyanite (authigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0021` | Proportion of leucoxene (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0055` | Proportion of galena (authigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0012` | Proportion of monazite (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0025` | Proportion of garnet (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0034` | Proportion of siderite (authigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0051` | Proportion of sphene (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0011` | Proportion of staurolite (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0038` | Proportion of leucoxene (authigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0036` | Proportion of galena (authigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:OPCNSEDZ` | Concentration of biogenic silica {BSi opal} per unit dry weight of sediment | |

`P01:HMIN0013` | Proportion of sphene (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0062` | Proportion of brookite (authigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0045` | Proportion of tourmaline (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0020` | Proportion of ore minerals (allothigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:BIOTFSND` | Proportion of biotite in sediment 100-140um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0047` | Proportion of apatite (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0033` | Proportion of pyrite (authigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0046` | Proportion of epidote (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:FELDFSND` | Proportion of feldspar in sediment 100-140um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:BIOTSILT` | Proportion of biotite in sediment 50-100um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:CARBCSND` | Proportion of carbonates in sediment 140-250um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0065` | Proportion of kyanite (authigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:CHLOFSND` | Proportion of chlorite in sediment 100-140um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0035` | Proportion of haematite (authigenous) in sediment 140-250um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:BIOTCSND` | Proportion of biotite in sediment 140-250um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0009` | Proportion of apatite (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0039` | Proportion of ore minerals (allothigenous) in sediment 100-140um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0010` | Proportion of rutile (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:MUSCFSND` | Proportion of muscovite in sediment 100-140um [light fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0008` | Proportion of epidote (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0005` | Proportion of zircon (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0018` | Proportion of anatas (authigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:HMIN0004` | Proportion of pyroxene (allothigenous) in sediment 50-100um [heavy fraction phase] by separation in bromoform and optical microscopy | |

`P01:CLCTXDXT` | Concentration of calcite per unit dry weight of sediment by X-ray diffraction | |

Related | `P04:G857` | EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Marine Sediments > Sediment Composition |

`P64:G857` | EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Marine Sediments > Sediment Composition |

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