micrinite

n
an inertinite maceral, generally nonangular, exhibiting no relict plant cell wall structure, smaller than 10 µm and most commonly occurring as particles around 1- to 5-µm diameter.

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

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