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carbonaceous

[kär·bə′nā·shəs]
(science and technology)
Relating to or composed of carbon.

carbonaceous

Said of rock containing organic matter.
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About 5 percent of these are carbonaceous and appear to be the most primitive (least-altered) meteorites on Earth.
The volatiles test, when run at 900F, provides a distinction between carbonaceous materials that vary in their volatiles content.
LOI is used for controlling the carbonaceous material.
From earlier studies, we know that the solar system became structured such that the 'dry' materials were separated from the 'wet' materials: the so-called 'carbonaceous' meteorites, which are relatively rich in water, come from the outer solar system, whereas the drier 'non-carbonaceous' meteorites come from the inner solar system.
It is followed by a glauconitic sandstone lithofacies which is friable, fine to medium grained and occasionally carbonaceous (Fig.
"The discovery of a carbonaceous asteroid in the Kuiper Belt is a key verification of one of the fundamental predictions of dynamical models of the early Solar System."
Carbonaceous shale which is sandwiched in coal seam and was formed during coal formation is mainly composed of minerals and organic carbon.
The shape and distribution of the occurrences of the micro-fossils in carbonaceous material, strongly support the debris to be that of a micro-organism, Ghose told the convention.
Santa Luz processing will be based on a whole ore leach flowsheet that allows for processing of both non-carbonaceous and carbonaceous minerals.
"Looking at the field data, especially the carbonaceous part that includes soot, unburned fuel and other products of incomplete combustion, it really looked like a lot of it was coming from gasoline rather than diesel," Hayes says.
Alternatively, sewage sludge-derived carbonaceous materials that act as sorbents have the advantage of providing economic value to waste as a material for producing adsorbents for the removal of pollutant materials.