Parent material texture - first (uppermost)

Attribute definition
Attribute Label PMTEX1
Title Parent material texture - first (uppermost)
Description

The texture class of the underlying parent material. First used in SLC 3.0.

Classes Parent Material Texture. 18 classes. First used in SNT 3.0.


Classes
Code Class Description
VC Very Coarse

Very Coarse (USDA Texture Classes: VCS,CS,S,GS,CBS).

C Coarse

Coarse (USDA Texture Classes: FS,LCS,LS,LFS,GLS,CBLS).

MC Moderately Coarse

Moderately Coarse (USDA Texture Classes: VFS,LVFS,CSL,SL,FSL,GSL,CBSL,GFSL).

M Medium

Medium (USDA Texture Classes: VFSL,L,SIL,SI,GL,GSIL).

MF Moderately Fine

Moderately Fine (USDA Texture Classes: SCL,FSCL,VFSCL,CL,SICL,GSCL,GL,CBCL).

F Fine

Fine (USDA Texture Classes: SC,SIC,C,GSIC).

VF Very Fine

Very Fine (USDA Texture Classes: HC (more than 60% clay).

CS Coarse Skeletal

Coarse Skeletal (USDA Texture Classes: VGS, VGLS).

MS Medium Skeletal

Medium Skeletal (USDA Texture Classes: VGSL, VGL).

FS Fine Skeletal

Fine Skeletal (USDA Texture Classes: VGC).

FR Fragmental

Fragmental

SM Stratified (Mineral)

Stratified (Mineral)

SU Stratified (Mineral and Organic)

Stratified (Mineral and Organic)

FI Fibric

Fibric

ME Mesic

Mesic

HU Humic

Humic

UD Undifferentiated

Undifferentiated

- Not Applicable

Not Applicable