Lithology: type of rocks

The cartographic representation of lithology shows the classification of rock series according to geotechnical criteria. The classification is based on lithological, mineralogical, chemical and physical characteristics of the rocks. This classification is closely linked to the use and utilisation of rocks as raw materials or construction materials.From this type of representation, important basic

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Tags: Nature and Environment, Geology and raw materials, Geology and tectonics, Geology
Spatial extent: Switzerland
Spatial units: Overview, Detail
Time: 2010