textural maturity

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An expression of the sorting, matrix content, and grain angularity in a sediment. An immature sediment is one with poor sorting, a large proportion of matrix, and angular particles. A texturally mature sediment is matrix poor or matrix free, well sorted, and with well-rounded grains.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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