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organic rich sediment

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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
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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
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