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ID: 300386691
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300386691

 

Record Type: concept
greenstone (rock) (<igneous rock by composition: physical>, <igneous rock by composition>, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Any of various rocks that are green in color, including altered igneous rocks colored green by feldspar, hornblende, augite, nephrite, or other minerals, or low-grade metamorphic rock containing actinolite, epidote, or albite. Greenstone has been used for carving and construction.
 
Terms:
greenstone (rock) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,B)
greenstones (C,U,English,AD,U,PN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of rock (inorganic material)
.................... rock (inorganic material) (G)
Hierarchy of igneous rock
........................ igneous rock (G)
Hierarchy of <igneous rock by composition>
............................ <igneous rock by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of <igneous rock by composition: physical>
................................ <igneous rock by composition: physical> (G)
Hierarchy of greenstone (rock)
.................................... greenstone (rock) (G)

Related concepts:
composed of ....  feldspar
....................  (mineral, inorganic material, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300011087]
composed of ....  glauconite
....................  (mineral, inorganic material, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300311425]
composed of ....  nephrite
....................  (tremolite, mineral, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300011120]

Sources and Contributors:
greenstone (rock)............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
................................  AATA database (2002-) accessed 15 July 2013
................................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 15 July 2013
................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 15 July 2013
................................  Pillsbury, Potts, Richter, Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas (2017) 305
greenstones............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [GCI, VP]
.......... AATA database (2002-) accessed 15 July 2013
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 15 July 2013
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 15 July 2013

 

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