Simple Lithology

ooze

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biogenic mud more like this
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mud size sediment
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star this property definition Biogenic sediment consisting of less than 1 percent gravel-size (greater than or equal to 2 mm) particles, with a sand to mud ratio less than 1 to 9, and less than 50 percent carbonate minerals. more like this
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siliceous ooze
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star this property note Neuendorf et al. 2005 put cutoff at 30 percent skeletal remains; this is raised to 50 percent in This vocabulary for consistency with definition of other Biogenic sediment category more like this
star this property source based on Bates and Jackson 1987 and Hallsworth and Knox 1999 more like this
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