olive pits (#2290)

Materialolive pits
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ husk/shell/pit ▸ olive ▸ olive pits
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [500] biomassa uit de industrie ▸ [520] schillen/vliezen/pitten ▸ [524] olijven
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2002-08-05
Remarksethanol/benzene extractives 1.5%, alpha-cellulose 28%, pentosan 18.5%
LiteratureD. Montané, J. Salvadó, C. Torras, X. Farriol: High-temperature dilute-acid hydrolysis of olive stones for furfural production. Biomass and Bioenergy 22 (2002) 295-304.


Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 3.00

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 3.00 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 28.10 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 37.20 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 25.30 Measured


Extractives EtOH/toluene wt% (dry) 1.50 Measured
Extractives hot water wt% (dry) 11.00 Measured


Glucan wt% (dry) 28.10
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 28.10 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 106.10 Calculated