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 transfer of interests in P2304 from Europa and Arenite to Egdon is subject to OGA approval.
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, Organic mats, evaporite pseudomorphs and soft-sediment deformation in quartz arenites of the Cambro-Ordovician Nepean Formation: GAC-MAC, Saskatoon 2002, Program with Abstracts, [http://gac.
The carbonate always has a different behavior than arenite, which is more homogenous.
The sediments were affected by minor tectonism which ultimately led to the development of mature sandstones nomenclature as Quartz arenite and Quartzose arenite.
La matiere premiere est en arenite de couleur rouge, sans cortex et de qualite exceptionnelle, ce qui differe des autres instruments de ce site, comine de tous les autres etudies dans la region.
The Unicoi Formation contains basalt flows in its basal units but largely consists of immature conglomerate, arkose and sub-arkosic arenite (Rodgers, 1953).
Inside the study area, as concerns lithology, the vegetation investigated proved to be correlated to clayey-calcareous substrata, such as limestone, calcareous arenite, silty marl, grey clayey marl, polychromatic marl and clay.
Composizione e provenienza della arenite oligomioceniche della Formazione di Panjgur (Catena del Makran), Pakistan.
The adjacent lithologies of the Horton Group vary from fine-grained, typically micaceous, quartz arenite to conglomerate or breccia.
The Liard 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).
Petrology and provenance studies of the Siwalik Group sandstones by Critelli and Ingersoll (1994) indicated sublitharenite and lithic arenite composition of sandstones and their sources to be the Tethyan Himalayan and Lesser Himalayan zones uplifted during the India-Eurasia collision.