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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
 
[[File:Chipping-02_ICOMOS.jpg|thumb|Chipping<br>Photo credit: V. Vergès-Belmin ]]
 
[[File:Chipping-02_ICOMOS.jpg|thumb|Chipping<br>Photo credit: V. Vergès-Belmin ]]
A type of stone deterioration resulting in the loss of a fragment from the overall block.  Chipping may be caused by excess compression, repairs or alterations, accidents, or vandalllism.  
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A type of stone deterioration resulting in the loss of a fragment from the overall block.  Chipping may be caused by excess compression, repairs or alterations, accidents, or vandalism.  
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

Latest revision as of 14:38, 28 May 2022

Chipping
Photo credit: R. van Hees

Description

Chipping
Photo credit: V. Vergès-Belmin

A type of stone deterioration resulting in the loss of a fragment from the overall block. Chipping may be caused by excess compression, repairs or alterations, accidents, or vandalism.

Synonyms and Related Terms

flaking; spalling, pitting

Resources and Citations

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