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 starting material, kukersite, is known to contain up to 3% sulphur, whereas about 3.3% of the mineral matter is pyrite [24].
In the latter region, unusual environments with kukersite kerogenrich deposits contributed to the development of a highly diverse biota.
Pehk, "Molecular model of Estonian kukersite kerogen evaluated by C-13 MAS NMR spectra," Fuel, vol.
The total amount of water-soluble phenols from high unit capacity generators for shale oil production from kukersite (Kiviter process) is over 5.5 kg per tonne of processed shale; for 5-methyl resorcinol it is more than 1.5 kg and for 2,5-dimethyl resorcinol more than 0.4 kg per tonne [1].
Local kukersite oil shale forms horizontal sequences in the limestone from which it has been extracted in underground mines.
The Viivikonna Formation of the Kukruse Regional Stage is the main stratigraphic unit containing oil shale (kukersite) in the Ordovician strata of Estonia (Fig.
Comparison and parallels with fossil BM using data obtained for kukersite oil shale have been drawn further here and there.
Kukersite oil shale is the major fuel used for power generation in Estonia.
For example, in a recent summary for Estonian kukersite oil shale derived oils, it has been shown that the publicly available information is spotty and poorly suitable for evaluating the applicability of available thermodynamic property prediction methods, even for the simplest approaches based on "undefined" pseudocomponents [11].