amorphous peat

amorphous peat

[ə′mȯr·fəs ′pēt]
(geology)
Peat composed of fine grains of organic matter; it is plastic like wet, heavy soil, with all original plant structures destroyed by decomposition of cellulosic matter.
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From the investigation of the various water additive ratio application on the unconfined compressive strength of cement-stabilized amorphous peat at different natural moisture contents, several conclusions are made:
Awg Dahlan, Chemical Stabilization of Pretreated Amorphous Peat via Cement and Fly Ash with Lime, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kota Samarahan, Malaysia, 2017.
Tolonen (1971, 1980) suggested that there were 60-80 yr between two streaks with amorphous peat containing remains of lichens, separated by a layer of Sphagnum fuscum peat.
Sapric or amorphous peats range from H7 to H10 on the humification scale (Jarret, 1995; Bujang, 2004).