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Sandy Mud (Substrate Group)

Component: Substrate

Unique Identifier: 281

Substrate Origin Geologic Substrate
Substrate Class Unconsolidated Mineral Substrate
Substrate Subclass Fine Unconsolidated Substrate
Substrate Group Sandy Mud
Substrate Subgroup Sandy Silt
Sandy Silt-Clay
Sandy Clay


Description
Definition Geologic Substrate surface layer contains no trace of Gravel and is composed of 10% to < 50% Sand; the remainder is composed of Mud (particles less than 0.0625 millimeters in diameter).