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ar·e·na·ceous

(ar-ĕ-nā'shŭs),
Sandy; of sandlike consistency.
[L. arena, sand]

arenaceous

(ar?e-na'shus) [L. arenaceus, sandy]
Resembling sand or gravel. Synonym: arenoid
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Numerical analyses of masonry pillars 600 mm in thickness made of bricks, sandstone and arenaceous marl exposed to continuous loading on the upper edge proved that due to a non-uniform distribution of moisture along the cross section of extruded masonry pillars (we(0%; 20%)), contrary to the constant moisture content pattern (w = const.
The author found an exposure of similar red, fine-grained arenaceous sandstone in a near-shore pavement about 1 km north of Dark Harbour (Fig.
The history of maturation of Estonian argillites begins in the Proterozoic era when the Jotnian sedimentation was followed by massive denudation with the formation of the sub-Cambrian peneplain and the first arenaceous and argillaceous sediments on it.
Silica remobilisation has produced northerly trending quartz dykes in arenaceous units throughout the area.
The presence of fresh water fish, plant debris, and thin pedogenic carbonate layers suggests that the fine-grained beds were deposited in a lacustrine environment; however, the presence of thin horizons with glauconite grains, marine-affinity bivalves, arenaceous foraminifera, and one specimen of a trilobite (Weir 2002; Tibert and Scott 1999) suggest a distal marine influence (Martel and Gibling 1996; Ryan 1998; Tibert and Scott 1999).
1): (I) a pre-Carboniferous weathering profile, 4-6 m thick, characterized by relithified clay-rich saprolite beneath a Carboniferous sedimentary sequence, (II) a pre-Triassic profile, approximately 30 m thick, characterized by unlithified saprolite beneath Triassic sandstone and shale; and (3) a pre-Pleistocene weathering profile with up to 3 m preserved, characterized by an arenaceous saprolite beneath Pleistocene till.