arenite


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arenite

(ˈærəˌnaɪt; əˈriː-)
n
(Geological Science) any arenaceous rock; a sandstone
[C20: from Latin harēna sand + -ite1]
arenitic adj
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12 December 2017 - UK-based exploration and production company Egdon Resources plc (AIM: EDR) has acquired 100% interest in Promote Licence P2304 (UKCS Block 41/24) from Arenite Petroleum Ltd.
On the basis of microscopic study, studied samples consist of following approximate mineralogy of a quartz arenite fabric (Plate 2 F, G and H) (Figs.
Dominant classes for GEO arc (predominantly Siluro-Devonian) igneous felsic intrusive, igneous felsic volcanic, (Adaminaby Group) marine sedimentary siliciclastic, sedimentary siliciclastic (includes Siluro-Devonian rift basin, Permo-Triassic Sydney Basin and Cenozoic sediments), and to a lesser extent igneous mafic volcanic (Cenozoic basalts) and quartz-rich arenite to rudite (includes Siluro-Devonian rift basin and Permo-Triassic Sydney Basin sediments).
In extreme western Wisconsin, the Van Oser is known as a medium- to coarse-grained, well-rounded quartz arenite that is thick bedded, contains cross bedding and calcareous concretions, and is easily disaggregated, with a thickness of around 45 ft.
Channel deposits are largely composed of lithic arenite sandstones with calcite cement; intra- and extrabasinal lags are present locally, as described below.
The sampled sandstones are light grey, very fine-grained, weakly cemented arenite, mostly dominated by quartz grains.
Los Arroyos Formation is a terrigenous-carbonate turbidite unit which includes conglomerate, shale, siltstone, lithic arenite and limestone [13].
Toews (1998:112) offers preliminary observations on the distribution of grey quartzite, or "quartz arenite," in archaeological sites on Banks Island and in the Mackenzie Delta region, but again there is little information available on sources except for a few indications that this material is widespread in local tills in parts of the region.
The grotto was formed of arenite rock, and in it there was a small source of water that formed a small pool approximately two and a half square meters in area and 50 cm deep.
Carving the Stone The stone for the monument, a Carboniferous quartz arenite, would have been obtained locally and was ideal for carving.
Soil, classified as Dystrophic Red Arenite Argisoil, belongs to Sao Pedro map unit (EMBRAPA, 2006) and the region's climate is humid subtropical climate according to Koppen classification (MORENO, 1961), featuring mean yearly rainfall 1769 mm; mean yearly temperature 19.
The trackway occurs on the sole of an overlying 38 cm thick, light-gray, mostly medium-grained, lithic arenite (N 70[degrees] E, 50[degrees]NW, Fig.