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Rock Repository (Virginia)

Dates

Repository Updated
2023-10-30

Summary

The Rock Sample Repository Collection consists of over 7,500 rock hand samples collected across the Commonwealth of Virginia. This collection is available for study by scientists, citizens, government agencies, and by industry.

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metadata.xml 2.59 KB application/xml
20090729_133337_RockRepository.xml 5.22 MB application/xml
R-04005.pdf
“Sample”
497.67 KB application/pdf

Material Request Instructions

Samples are available to view upon request. Contact the Virginia Department of Energy, Geology and Mineral Resources at (434) 951-6341.

Purpose

The samples in this collection were collected for reference during the course of geologic mapping and field studies.

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Provenance

Samples were collected by scientist of the Virginia Geologic Survey as well as though donations from the University of Virginia.

Additional Information

Identifiers

Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 1089009
UniqueKey State Inventory P1229

NGGDPP Collection Extension

collectionCategories
Hand samples (Hand samples, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/category)
collectionGrowth<p> Yes</p>
collectionTypes
Physical Geoscience (Physical Geoscience, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/type)
primaryPurposes
Research (Research, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Reference (Reference, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Mineral Exploration (Mineral Exploration, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Oil & Gas Exploration (Oil & Gas Exploration, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Mineral Exploration (Mineral Exploration, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Engineering (Engineering, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
size7511
unitItems (Items, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/unit)
usageTrend<p> We predict an increased interest as the data about this collection becomes accessible online.</p>
userGroups
Universities (Universities, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
Other Government Agencies (Other Government Agencies, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
General Public (General Public, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
Private Sector (Private Sector, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)

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