The BGS Rock Classification Scheme - database search

To use this dictionary, please enter the name or part-name of the rock type that interests you; then click the "Search Now" button.

You can also search by the code if this is known. Searches can be carried out using one or any combination of the code and description.

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Full list of RCS entries for search engines

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