Sedimentary vs Vitrinite - What's the difference?

sedimentary | vitrinite |


As an adjective sedimentary

is (geology|of a rock) made by the deposition and compression of small particles.

As a noun vitrinite is

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

sedimentary

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (geology, of a rock) Made by the deposition and compression of small particles.
  • Coordinate terms

    * igneous, metamorphic

    Derived terms

    * sedimentary rock

    vitrinite

    English

    Noun

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

    * maceral