Simple Lithology

sapropel

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definition Jelly like organic rich sediment composed of plant remains, usually algal. Liptinite to Inertinite ratio is greater 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
source Neuendorf et al. 2005 more like this
type
Resource
Concept
broader organic rich sediment
narrower sapropel
in scheme simplelithology
is primary topic of sapropel