lithic sandstone

lithic sandstone

[′lith·ik ′san‚stōn]
(petrology)
A sandstone that contains more rock fragments than feldspar grains.
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The lithologic character of Shanxi Formation is mainly feldspar debris quartz sandstone, followed by a few of field spathic lithic sandstone and lithic sandstone.
In the Pilliga Sandstone, 2 smectite peaks in an XRD analysis corresponded to the occurrence of lithic sandstone and mudstone, respectively.
The Greenwich Hill Member consists of red brown to maroon, and rare brick red and grey green, thinly laminated siltstone to very fine-grained sandstone and greyish-pink, fine-to medium-grained and pebbly, lithic sandstone, and pebble to granule conglomeratic sandstone.
Lithological similarities between the Browns Flat and Beulah Camp formations, such as the presence of maroon to red lithic sandstone, siltstone, and tuffaceous sandstone in both formations was the basis for including the Browns Flat Formation in the same sequence as the Lobster Brook and Beulah Camp formations in the past, albeit of different age and stratigraphic order (compare MacKenzie 1964; McCutcheon 1981; Currie 1987, 1988.
The upper, Trujillo Formation consists of a basal series of cliff-forming lithic sandstones and conglomerates and an upper sequence of slope-forming red mudstones and siltstones with interbedded lenses of lithic sandstone.
are made up of lithic sandstones and conglomerates with mineralogical-petrographical features clearly different from the previous units.