|Color code :||
|Translations :||NC, NC, Dépôt, NC, NC|
|Definition :||Accumulation of exogenic material of variable thickness.
Some examples of deposits : splashes of paint or mortar, sea salt aerosols, atmospheric particles such as soot or dust, remains of conservation materials such as cellulose poultices, blast materials etc...
|Relationship with the substrate :||A deposit generally lacks adhesion to the stone surface.|
|Equivalent terms to be found in other glossaries :||Surface deposit.|
|Other orthograph :||NA|
|Not to be confused with :||Bird and bat droppings are considered as deposits, whereas
bird nests, spider webs are to be considered as biological colonization.
|Other remarks :||A deposit can be described for colour, morphology, size and if possible nature and/or origin.|
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