Organic bearing (mudstone)
Mudstone that contains a significant amount of organic carbon, typically kerogen. Commonly finely laminated, brown or black in color.
Neuendorf et al. 2005; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil_shale
See Also: tar sand
Parents: Generic mudstone (118)
[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]
Category: Analysed material
The different kinds of sample material collected in the field have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “till”, “soil”, “vegetation”. Taken from the “Sample_Types_SHARED” database table.
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