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ar·e·na·ceous

(ar-ĕ-nā'shŭs),
Sandy; of sandlike consistency.
[L. arena, sand]
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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 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.
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.
abundance of arenaceous and calcareous specimens, and comparisons with