arenite


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arenite

[′a·rə‚nīt]
(petrology)
Consolidated sand-texture sedimentary rock of any composition. Also known as arenyte; psammite.
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The Lard Formation is mainly a calcite-cemented, fine- to medium-grained, well- to sub-rounded to sub-angular, 90 percent quartz arenite of marine shoreface origin (Hickin and others, 2010).
2002, Biofilm structures, trace fossils and stromatolites in Early Paleozoic quartz arenites and carbonates of the Ottawa region, Ontario: Twelfth Canadian Paleontology Conference, Program and Abstracts, 12.
The grains were cemented and diagenetic reactions took place under humid, warm climatic conditions, affected by minor tectonic disturbances which led to the development of mature sandstones classified as "Quartz Arenite" or Quartzose Arenite.
The sandstone ranges from quartz arenite to micaceous arenite in composition.
3d) and intense undulose extinction in quartz from quartz arenite, intense saussuritization of plagioclase, bent mica, and deformed lithic fragments in lithic arenite, and anhydrite-laced stretched net-texture in gypsum (Fig.
Unconformably overlying the volcanic rocks are 'Timiskaming-type' lithic and feldspathic arenites, wackes and conglomerates (Jambor 1971a).
2+], whereas groundwater containing high concentrations of U is found primary in oxidizing environments in quartz arenite sandstone units in the Wolfville Formation.
plug intruded into sedimentary shale and arenite rocks of the Waterberg
These sequences generally comprise lower clastic (fuchsitic quartz arenite, grit, conglomerate) and chemical (carbonate, iron formation) sedimentary layers deposited in intertidal, shallow-marine, platformal and submarine-fan environments, overlain by volcanic (komatiite, basalt, rhyolite) sequences.
This paper presents ages of detrital zircon grains in a quartz arenite sample from an interbed in the conglomerate-dominated central part of the Horton Group sequence as a further step in investigating the source of the Horton Group sediments deposited in the Isle Madame area.
4 Stone,aggregate, 28 July 2025 28/2007 gravel Geological Settings Glenover project The Glenover carbonatite is a complex circular, carbonatite/pyroxenite plug intruded into sedimentary shale and arenite rocks of the Waterberg Group and prominently visible as a major circular feature on satellite images of the area.
The most famous quarries west of the city included those of Craigleith, which supplied exceptionally durable, thickly bedded, massive, quartz arenite sandstone (Fig.