arenaceous


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Synonyms for arenaceous

resembling or containing or abounding in sand

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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.
Paralic arenaceous foraminifera from the Upper Cretaceous of the Benue Trough, Nigeria // Acta Paleontol.
The Togo Formation, which trends in the northeast direction, originally consisted of alternating arenaceous and argillaceous sediments which have now been converted to phyllites, schists and quartzites except in few places, where unaltered shales and sandstones are seen (Kesse, 1985).
Specific topics include the mechanics of fault distribution and localization in high-porosity sands of Provence, France; strain localization in geomaterials; the progression from damage to localization of displacement observed in laboratory testing of porous rocks; microscale damage evolution in compacting sandstone; influence of grain size and geothermal gradient on the ductile-to-brittle transition in arenaceous sedimentary rocks; fracture aperture, length, and pattern geometry development under biaxial loading; and improved seismic identification of inter-fault damage via a linked geomechanics-seismic approach.
However, these 'geological' dusts will vary chemically not only according to their source and weathering history, but also display mineralogical fractionation between their finest grained fraction and the coarser, more arenaceous component.
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.
A widely distributed squamulose lichen of both calcareous and arenaceous soils.