quartzitic sandstone

quartzitic sandstone

[kwȯrt′sid·ik ′san‚stōn]
(petrology)
Sandstone consisting of 100% quartz grains cemented with silica.
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quartzitic sandstone

A type of sandstone in which most of the grains are quartz and the cementing material is silica; intermediate between normal sandstone and quartzite.
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Vertical to subvertical, straight, simple shafts crossing quartzitic sandstone bed, showing a steep conical upper part, filled with mudstone-siltstone.
Because of its availability and chemical composition, quartzitic sandstone was considered economically affordable and ecologically benign.
Deep wells on Dukhan and the North Field have penetrated shales and quartzitic sandstones of the Haushi and Tawil formations (Fms), which even at depths in excess of 13,000 feet exhibited good porosity.
Deep wells on Dukhan and the North Field have penetrated shales and quartzitic sandstones of the Haushi and Tawil formations, which even at depths in excess of 13,000 feet exhibited good porosity.