sublitharenite

sublitharenite

[¦səb·li′thar·ə‚nīt]
(petrology)
A sandstone which contains between 5 and 25% rock fragments and in which the rock fragments are more abundant than feldspar grains.
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The lenses of sublitharenite sandstone in which the coprolites occur are discontinuous and sometimes rippled.
Additionally, the well-washed, sublitharenite sandstone, occasional ripple marks in the sandstone, and the preferred orientation of coprolites on the bedding plane, all point to periodic moderate-to-high energy conditions.
Lithology Thickness (m) OGALLALA FORMATION 20 Sandstone, orange pink (5 YR 7/4 to 8/4) fine not measured to medium-grained calcite-cemented sublitharenite, with thick beds of pebble conglomerate composed of chert, quartzite, and sedimentary rock fragments.