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Figure F58. Depth profiles of the type and maturity of organic matter by Rock-Eval pyrolysis, Hole C0012A. Tmax = temperature at which the maximum release of hydrocarbons from cracking of kerogen occurs during pyrolysis, S2 = amount of hydrocarbons (HC) generated through thermal cracking of nonvolatile organic matter, S3 = amount of CO2 produced during pyrolysis of kerogen, HI = hydrogen index, OI = oxygen index, TOC = total organic carbon.

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