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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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The basal arenaceous sequence as measured in the Bir anticline (a parasite fold in the southern limb of the main Sherwan syncline) is about 100 m thick and comprises of quartzite at the base and siltstone at top directly below the first appearance of dolomite.
Lithofacies-5 appeared from Central to Western Salt Range, as arenaceous, micritic and bioclastic limestone near Kathwai was consisted of chalky argillaceous limestone in the Western Salt Range.
Slate of the Cambrian-Early Ordovician Halifax Group, carbon-rich shale and sandstone of the Late Devonian-Early Mississippian Horton Bluff Formation, and arenaceous sandstone of the Late Triassic Wolfville Formation all underlie the Grand Pre region (Fig.l).
The western scarp of the Range is scored by numerous earthflows that occur in valley heads and which originate at the junction between quartzite and mudstone, where water percolating through the pervious arenaceous strata meets the impermeable argillite.
The original pier filler and the material to level the layers of different thickness above the vault arches was arenaceous marl rockfill composed of hewn stone or stone masonry made up of chips of various sizes bound together by lime mortar.
In the herborizations effectuated in the springs of 2003 at 2006, it was collected in arenaceous soils in a region next to Torrao (Alcacer do Sal) and Corticadas do Lavre (Montemor-o-Novo), far of the maritime influence.
1A for location), records a significant hiatus; in fact, at the base of this second petrological interval, the appearance of arenaceous rock fragments (very fine-grained quartzarenites lacking in volcanic lithics, similar to those typical of the "Basal Conglomerate"), and a much higher quartz content suggest wider dissection of the underlying volcanic plateaux, with erosion reaching into the Upper Carboniferous siliciclastics and the deeper-seated crystalline basement.
A widely distributed squamulose lichen of both calcareous and arenaceous soils.
Its consist is largely argillaceous and arenaceous sediments and also substantial dolomite and lava layers.
The limestones are similar to those in the Tibu member but are in part arenaceous. The shales are generally black, micaceous, and carbonaceous, but some beds are dark gray, and some are very calcareous.
abundance of arenaceous and calcareous specimens, and comparisons with