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  • n. A diterpenoid alkane with one more carbon than pristane.

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Examples

  • Subsequent laboratory analyses of the Maglia-1 oil samples by 'Geotechnical Services' have confirmed a low pristane to phytane ratio and the presence of norhopanes in the biomarker fraction, which is typical of a carbonate based source.

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