Keywords

Sapropel



Keyword 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.)

Neuendorf et al. 2005

Parents: Organic rich sediment (179)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]



Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Unconsolidated >> Natural unconsolidated >> Sediment >> Biogenic >> Organic rich >> Sapropel

Children

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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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