kukersite


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kukersite

[′kü·kər‚sīt]
(geology)
An organic sediment rich in remains of the alga Gloexapsamorpha prisca ; found in the Ordovician of Estonia.
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The Estonian Oil Shale - Kukersite, Its Chemistry, Technology and Analysis.
The total amount of water-soluble phenols from high unit capacity generators for shale oil production from kukersite (Kiviter process) is over 5.
Local kukersite oil shale forms horizontal sequences in the limestone from which it has been extracted in underground mines.
Comparison and parallels with fossil BM using data obtained for kukersite oil shale have been drawn further here and there.
Estonia has the largest oil shale industry active today; for example, having accumulated in shallow sea basins, its Ordovician Kukersite deposit is of high oil shale potential [4].
This work investigated the kinetic parameters of the thermal decomposition of Estonian kukersite oil shale (OS) organic part in air atmospheres at various oxygen-nitrogen ratios.
Kukersite shale oil, for example, is almost entirely soluble in benzene.
The ash content of oil shales is much higher than that in coal--ca 45-50 wt% in Estonian kukersite oil shale, and large amounts of solid waste remain after processing, which must be handled.