Definition of carbonaceous
1 : relating to, containing, or composed of carbon
2 : rich in carbon
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Keep large piles of carbonaceous materials, construction materials and asphalt millings from blighting our neighborhoods.
But the new data suggests that, from the perspective of these isotopes, everything falls into just two classes: carbonaceous and noncarbonaceous.
This inference is drawn partly from the isotopic similarity of hydrogen, nitrogen and other materials on Earth to that of certain asteroids known as carbonaceous chondrites, as measured in meteorite samples, Marty said.
Also note the dark black flecks…this material is mostly carbonaceous shale, which is kind of like coal.
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