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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
flaking; spalling, pitting
Resources and Citations
- ICOMOS-ISCS: Illustrated glossary on stone deterioration patterns
- Masonry Restoration: Causes of stone deterioration