Simple Lithology

organic rich sediment

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

broader biogenic sediment
narrower organic rich sediment
organic rich sedimentary material
narrower organic rich sediment
definition Sediment with color, composition, texture and apparent density indicating greater than 50 percent organic content by weight on a moisture-free basis. more like this
narrower peat
broader organic rich sediment
sapropel
broader organic rich sediment
note The broader relation from organic rich sediment to biogenic sediment is based on the inference that organic rich material is always biogenic in origin. Biogenic is a broader category because not all biogenic materials are organic rich, for example shells or phosphatic bone. more like this
source SLTTs 2004 more like this
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in scheme simplelithology
is primary topic of organic rich sediment