Lithology

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The look-up table LUT_LITHOLOGY from AusPlots Rangelands.

Definition

The lithology of a rock unit is a description of its physical characteristics visible at outcrop, in hand or core samples, or with low magnification microscopy. Physical characteristics include colour, texture, grain size, and composition.

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White, A, Sparrow, B., Leitch, E., Foulkes, J., Flitton, R., Lowe, A.J., Caddy-Retalic, S. (2012). AusPlots Rangelands Survey Protocols Manual. Version 1.2.9 page 74. Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network and The University of Adelaide Press. https://doi.org/10.25901/5f2ca309cc9c2

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dominant outcrop lithology

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Plot Description Method

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Soil Characterisation Methods

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lithology of coarse fragments

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surface strew lithology

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dominant outcrop lithology


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