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Arkose
Arkose Ar*kose", n. [F] (Petrog) A sandstone derived from the disintegration of granite or gneiss, and characterized by feldspar fragments. -- Ar*kos"ic, a.

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- Arkose ( /ˈɑːrkoʊz/) is a detrital sedimentary rock, specifically a type of sandstone containing at least 25% feldspar. Arkosic sand is sand that is similarly...
- The Amole Arkose is a geologic formation in Arizona. It preserves fossils dating back to the Cretaceous period. Earth sciences portal Arizona portal Paleontology...
- The Dawson Arkose is a geologic formation in the Denver Basin that underlies the Denver area in Colorado. It is characterized by alternating beds of arkosic...
- Mutitjulu Arkose, and it is one of many sedimentary formations filling the Amadeus Basin. Uluru is dominantly composed of co****-grained arkose (a type...
- Edubuntu, previously known as Ubuntu Education Edition, was an official derivative of the Ubuntu operating system designed for use in cl****rooms inside...
- The Temecula Arkose is a geologic formation in California. It preserves fossils. Earth sciences portal California portal Paleontology portal List of fossiliferous...
- org. Retrieved on 2012-02-12. Geology Dictionary – Alluvial, Aquiclude, Arkose. Geology.Com. Retrieved on 2012-02-12. Chisholm, 1911 Ames, Dan (1998),...
- by other sediment. Sandstones with large amounts of feldspar are called arkoses. About 20 million tonnes of feldspar were produced in 2010, mostly by three...
- The Pebbly Arkose Formation is a Late Tri****ic geologic formation found in southern Africa. The formation comprises mainly co****, arkosic sandstones....
- phyllarenite Clayey very fine sandstone: immature fossiliferous plagioclase arkose As others before him, Folk proposed a cl****ification for sandstones based...
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