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organophilic lignite

1. n. []

A lignite that has been coated with a chemical that renders it dispersible in oil. The treatment is usually accomplished with a type of quaternary amine compound.

See: invert-emulsion oil mudinvert-emulsion oil mudlignitelyophilicoil mudorganophilicquaternary amine