Simple Lithology


star this property broader phosphate rich sedimentary material
star this property narrower phosphorite
sedimentary rock
star this property narrower phosphorite
star this property definition Sedimentary rock in which at least 50 percent of the primary or recrystallized constituents are phosphate minerals. Most commonly occurs as a bedded primary or reworked secondary marine rock, composed of microcrystalline carbonate fluorapatite in the form of lamina, pellets, oolites and nodules, and skeletal, shell and bone fragments. more like this
star this property source HallsworthandKnox 1999, Jackson 1997 more like this
unstar this property type
star this property in scheme simplelithology
star this property is primary topic of phosphorite& properties=type