quartzitic sandstone

quartzitic sandstone

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

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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Material: About 10 specimens in the upper part of a quartzitic sandstone bed observed in the field.
Vertical to subvertical, straight, simple shafts crossing quartzitic sandstone bed, showing a steep conical upper part, filled with mudstone-siltstone.
Trace fossils of these facies are largely associated with quartzitic sandstones, in France and on the Iberian Peninsula largely attributed to the Armorican Quartzite (Gres Armoricain) (Gutierrez-Marco et al.
Generally, trace fossil are relatively uncommon in pure quartzitic sandstones of the Armorican Quartzite facies (e.
ABSTRACT Field studies were conducted to compare quartzitic sandstone to siliceous limestone in its ability to collect oyster spat, and to determine if sandstone is a suitable cultch for oysters.
Because of its availability and chemical composition, quartzitic sandstone was considered economically affordable and ecologically benign.
The quartzitic sandstone was quarried in Arkansas~ whereas the siliceous limestone (>5% silica) was quarried in Kentucky; the materials met industry size (and strength) standards of #4 railroad ballast (2.
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.