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ooze

http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/lithology/ooze

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biogenic mud more like this
broader
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/lithology/biogenic_sediment original
narrower ooze original
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/lithology/mud_size_sediment original
narrower ooze original
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
narrower
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/lithology/carbonate_ooze original
broader ooze original
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/lithology/siliceous_ooze original
broader ooze original
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
source based on Bates and Jackson 1987 and Hallsworth and Knox 1999 more like this
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Concept original
in scheme simplelithology original
is primary topic of ooze