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A specification for a Material in materials science and engineering. A material is any measurable substance (e.g., sample, specimen, material, chemical, etc.), or a specific sup-sample (e.g., location on a larger artifact, sub-portion of a larger artifact, item within a collection of specimens, etc.

Property Expected Type Description
Properties from Material
Properties from CreativeWork
about DefinedTerm or
The subject matter of the Material as defined by a defined term or realized via a project.
accountablePerson Person Specifies the Person that is legally accountable for the Material.
citation CreativeWork or
A citation or reference to another creative work, such as another publication, web page, scholarly article, etc.
comment Comment A comment or list of comments about this Material.
contributor Organization or
A secondary contributor to the Material.
creator Organization or
The creator/author of this Material. This is the same as the Author property.
dateCreated Date or
The date on which the Material was created.
exampleOfWork ProcessHistory or
A processing history or protocol that describes the creation of this material. Processing histories/protocols and materials can form a chain, tree, or graph of linked records defining the process that changes the nature of one or more starting materials to one or more ending materials.
funder Organization or
A person or organization that supports (sponsors) something through some kind of financial contribution.
hasPart Material One or more child Material that isPartOf this Material, if any.
isPartOf Material One or more parent Material that hasPart of this Material, if any.
keywords Text Keywords or tags used to describe the Material.
materialExtent QuantitativeValue The quantity of the materials being described.
provider Organization or
The organization or person providing access to the Material.
Properties from Thing
alternateName Text An alias for the Material.
description Text A description of the Material.
identifier PropertyValue or
One or more identifers for the the Material.
name Text The name of the Material.
subjectOf Dataset or
File or
MaterialProperty or
A resource about or created as a result of this Material.