calcarenite


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calcarenite

[kal·kə′rē‚nīt]
(petrology)
A type of limestone or dolomite composed of coral or shell sand or of sand formed by erosion of older limestones, with particle size ranging from ¹⁄₁₆ to 2 millimeters.
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This means it was probably lost early in its transport cycle to the island, likely from the Pilbara region, and incorporated into a sand body to eventually become embedded in the calcarenite.
Even then, great calcarenite ashlars were obviously hauled and situated, for instance, near the skylights of the crypto-porticus, in many cases bearing the typical anathyrosis so characteristic of the coliseum's building style (Hidalgo et al, 1996, 22, figs.
The eastern Yingshan Formation's top surface mainly presents high-energy particle and dust-grain limestone beach facies, mainly based on a thick layer of sparry calcarenite and micrite interbeds.
Cependant, les chapiteaux ioniques conserves et quelques bases indiquent que le travail de finition avait ete confie au stuc ce qui laisse supposer que le stuc revetait egalement les murs interieurs, au moins les parois construites en calcarenite bleue et plus vraisemblablement la totalite de la structure batie (123).
All standing stones were made from limestone, except for 3, which were made from highly degraded sandstone and calcarenite.
In the study area, the flysch rock mass is characterized by lithological heterogeneity because of common vertical and lateral changes in the lithological sequences, which include marls, siltstones, and fine-grained sandstones as well as distinctive calcarenite layers (Figure 2).
2011) Application of the needle penetration test to a calcarenite, Maastricht, the Netherlands.
The effects of wetting and drying, and marine salt crystallization on calcarenite rocks used as building material in historic monuments.
Shallow marine facies association is represented by the Bailong Binghe Formation, mainly comprising marl, mudstone, calcarenite and shale.
None of the observed springs initially flowed from an oolitic or calcarenite unit.
The formation was primarily soft calcareous mudstone, siltstone and sandstone with streaks of crystalline gypsum and sections of hard calcarenite.