Definitions

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  • noun Any sedimentary rock with a grain size in the sand range on the Wentworth scale.

Etymologies

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Latin arēna +‎ -ite

Examples

  • On the 3Ace property, the Formation consists predominantly of quartz-pebble conglomerate and quartz arenite, in places with a calcareous matrix, and black and maroon shales and slates.

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  • This is a well indurated fluviatile quartz arenite.

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