inertodetrinite

n
an inertinite maceral occurring as individual, angular, clastic fragments incorporated within the matrix of other macerals (commonly vitrinite) or minerals, and in the size range from 2 to 50 µm.

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

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  • maceral — n an organic substance in coal that is distinguished and classified on the basis of its optical microscopic properties. DISCUSSION Macerals originate from plant tissues, secretions, and exudates that have been altered by geological processes and… …   Coke&Coal Terminology

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