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PREFERRED TERM
sapropel
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

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.)

DESCRIPTION
  • 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.)

IDENTIFIER
  • sapropel

TITLE
  • sapropel

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/sapropel
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Lithology