fusinite

n
an inertinite maceral distinguished principally by the preservation of some feature(s) of the plant cell wall structure, and with a particle size greater than 50 µm except when it occurs as a fragment within the binder matrix; see also semifusinite.

ASTM D121-09a Standard Terminology of Coal and Coke. 2014.

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