Maceral vs Vitrinite - What's the difference?

maceral | vitrinite | Hypernyms |

Maceral is a hypernym of vitrinite.


As nouns the difference between maceral and vitrinite

is that maceral is a component of coal or oil shale while vitrinite is one of the primary components of coals and most sedimentary kerogens, with a shiny appearance resembling glass.

maceral

English

Noun

(en noun) (wikipedia maceral)
  • A component of coal or oil shale.
  • Inertinite, vitrinite and liptinite are macerals .

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    vitrinite

    English

    Noun

  • One of the primary components of coals and most sedimentary kerogens, with a shiny appearance resembling glass.
  • Hypernyms

    * maceral