2014-02-23 SMR - hierarchy finalized, sourceNote set to 'this vocabulary' and skos:note
added by SM Richard; converted to MS Excel XML for SKOS generation using GSML_SKOS_from_XLS_2013.xslt;
Conversion to SKOS by SM Richard
2015-01-08 OLR - Edits to fix typos and remove '201401' from rdf file name.
2016-07-16 Compilation and review in Google doc spreadsheet, converted to SKOS-RDF
2016-11-28 OLR regenerate SKOS-RDF file as part of migration to new vocabulary server.
No change to previous concepts definitions.
This file contains the CGI Earth Resource Form vocabulary, as defined by the IUGS
Commission for Geoscience Information (CGI) Geoscience Terminology Working Group.
This scheme describes concepts specifying an orebody's typical physical and structural
relationship to wallrocks and associated rocks (e.g. strataform, stratabound, cross-cutting,
vein, intrusive contact etc). The vocabulary includes two sub-schemes, one that includes
categories related to the concordance or discordance to host rock structure, and the
second that categorizes according to association genetic structure in the host rock.
The EarthResource/form property allows multiple values, so that terms from both sub-schemes
might be assigned to a given instance. By extension, this vocabulary includes all
concepts in this conceptScheme, as well as concepts in any previous versions of the
This file contains the 2016 SKOS-RDF version of the CGI Earth Resource Form vocabulary.
Compilation and review in MS Excel spreadsheet, converted to MS Excel for SKOS generation