exinite


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exinite

[′ek·sə‚nīt]
(geology)
A hydrogen-rich maceral group consisting of spore exines, cuticular matter, resins, and waxes; includes sporinite, cutinite, alginite, and resinite. Also known as liptinite.
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Organic petrographic results for the Kabalar Formation [23] Sample Amorphous Exinite, Vitrinite, Oxidized SCI * + algae, % % % materials, % DH-30 15 80 -- 5 2.
The purpose of testing was to determine the percentage of the total organic components of rocks and the proportion of sapropel component, exinite, vitrinite and inertinite in the total organic matter.