Organic bearing (mudstone)

Keyword Definition

Mudstone that contains a significant amount of organic carbon, typically kerogen. Commonly finely laminated, brown or black in color.

Neuendorf et al. 2005;

See Also: tar sand

Parents: Generic mudstone (118)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Sample >> Lithosphere >> Rock >> Whole >> Rock >> Sedimentary >> Generic mudstone >> Organic bearing



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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