arenaceous


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arenaceous

[¦a·rə¦nāsh·əs]
(geology)
Of sediment or sedimentary rocks that have been derived from sand or that contain sand. Also known as arenarious; psammitic; sabulous.

arenaceous

Composed primarily of sand; sandy.
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b] on the total proportion of pores sized 25-7500 nm and pores greater than 7500 nm clearly shows differences in the respective relationships for bricks, sandstone and arenaceous marl.
During the repair of Charles Bridge in 1966-1975, in some bridge spans the arenaceous marl rockfill was partially grouted with a cement mix (Colcrete), the loamy backfill and the cob were replaced by screed concrete, which was, according to the project, overlaid with a diagonal mesh of reinforcing steel with a diameter of 14 mm, steel 10425, concreted on both sides with a layer of a total thickness of 0,12-0,20 m.
abundance of arenaceous and calcareous specimens, and comparisons with
groenlandica [n = 10 (Weaver, 1970)], a densely tufted perennial of arenaceous rock exposures from Greenland to Labrador, south to the crests of the Appalachian Mountains in Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee (Maguire, 1951; Wofford & Kral, 1979).
These funnel-shaped openings, together with many smaller fractures in the dolomite, are filled with younger grayish orange-pink, calcitic, arenaceous material (Ogallala?
1 m) of arenaceous "brick-red" to mottled-colour sandstone beneath the contact member, which has 15-35 ft (4.