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ID: 300011224
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300011224

 

Record Type: concept
pietra di paragone (basalt (basic igneous rock), basic igneous rock, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: An extremely hard variety of basalt that is jet black in color with a faint steak of mottled white; was often used as a touchstone for metallurgists.
 
Terms:
pietra di paragone (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
pietra di paragone (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
pietra di paragone (Spanish-P,D,U,U)
lapis liydius (C,U,English,UF,U,N)

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: chemical>
................................ <igneous rock by composition: chemical> (G)
Hierarchy of basic igneous rock
.................................... basic igneous rock (G)
Hierarchy of basalt (basic igneous rock)
........................................ basalt (basic igneous rock) (G)
Hierarchy of pietra di paragone
............................................ pietra di paragone (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een zeer harde basaltsoort die gitzwart van kleur is met lichte strepen in vlekkerig wit. Vaak gebruikt als toetssteen door metallurgen. 
Spanish ..... Variedad extremadamente dura de basalto de color negro profundo con pequeños toques de blanco moteado. Fue utilizada a menudo como basanita por los metalurgistas.  

Sources and Contributors:
lapis liydius............  [VP]
..........................  Pullen, Handbook of Ancient Roman Marbles (1894)
pietra di paragone............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
...................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
...................................  Pullen, Handbook of Ancient Roman Marbles (1894) 140
...................................  TAA database (2000-)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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