Simple Lithology


star this property definition Unconsolidated organic-rich sediment composed of at least 50 percent semi-carbonised plant remains; individual remains commonly seen with unaided eye; yellowish brown to brownish black; generally fibrous texture; can be plastic or friable. In its natural state it can be readily cut and has a very high moisture content, generally greater than 90 percent. Liptinite to Inertinite ratio is less than one (Economic commission for Europe, committee on Sustainable Energy- United Nations (ECE-UN), 1998, International Classification of in-Seam Coals: Energy 19, 41 pp.) more like this
star this property source Hallsworth and Knox 1999 more like this
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star this property broader organic rich sediment
star this property narrower peat
unstar this property in scheme simplelithology
star this property is primary topic of peat& properties=inScheme