Vocabularies — details

DIC_ALTERATION

A process (or result of a process) leading to modification of the fabric, composition or other physical or chemical property of a pre-existing rock or sediment.

No. Column name Data type Notes
1 CODE Varchar(6) Primary key
2 DESCRIPTION Varchar(500)  
3 TRANSLATION Varchar(50)  
4 STATUS Char(1)  
5 DATE_ENTERED Date  
6 DATE_UPDATED Date  


Sample data (rows 1 to 10 of 26)

CODE DESCRIPTION TRANSLATION STATUS DATE_ENTERED DATE_UPDATED
DOLOM  PROCESS THAT PARTLY OR WHOLLY CONVERTS AN ORIGINAL CALCIUM CARBONATE ROCK OR SEDIMENT INTO THE MINERAL DOLOMITE  DOLOMITISATION  10-JUN-04   
FLT_B  BRECCIA FORMED BY MECHANICAL FRACTURE AND BREAK UP OF ROCK ASSOCIATED WITH FAULTING (CATACLASIS)  FAULT_BRECCIA  10-JUN-04   
SH  ZONE ACROSS WHICH BLOCKS OF ROCK HAVE BEEN DISPLACED IN A FAULT-LIKE MANNER; THE ZONE MAY BE WITHOUT VISIBLE FRACTURES, OR CONTAIN A VERY LARGE NUMBER OF CLOSELY SPACED ANASTOMOSING FRACTURES  SHEARING  10-JUN-04  16-NOV-04 
HYD_TA  ALTERATION ASSOCIATED WITH HEATED OR SUPERHEATED WATER  HYDROTHERMAL_ALTERATION  10-JUN-04   
META_A  THERMAL METAMORPHISM OF ADJACENT COUNTRY ROCK ASSOCIATED WITH AN IGNEOUS INTRUSION  CONTACT_METAMORPHISM  10-JUN-04   
META_R  REGIONAL SCALE METAMORPHISM RESULTING FROM THE COMBINED ACTION OF HEAT AND 'PRESSURE' (BURIAL OR DYNAMIC), ASSOCIATED WITH OROGENESIS  REGIONAL_METAMORPHISM  10-JUN-04   
MIGMAT  PERVASIVE INJECTION OF GRANITIC MATERIAL INTO A HOST ROCK, RESULTING IN EXTENSIVE THERMAL ALTERA\TION AND DESTRUCTION OF PRE-EXISTING FABRIC  MIGMATISATION  10-JUN-04   
REDDEN  RED STAINING PROCESS ASSOCIATED WITH SECONDARY OXIDISATION OF IRON-BEARING MINERALS WITHIN A ROCK OR SEDIMENT  REDDENING  10-JUN-04   
PEDGEN  PROCESS OF SOIL FORMATION IN A SUB-AERIALLY EXPOSED ROCK OR SEDIMENT  PEDOGENESIS  10-JUN-04   
JOINT  PERVASIVE, NON-DISPLACIVE FRACTURING OF ROCK  JOINTING  10-JUN-04