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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 (/ˈɑːrˌkoʊs, -ˌkoʊz/) is a detrital sedimentary rock, specifically a type of sandstone containing at least 25% feldspar. Arkosic sand is sand that...
- 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...
- The Temecula Arkose is a geologic formation in California. It preserves fossils. Earth sciences portal California portal Paleontology portal List of fossiliferous...
- The Amole Arkose is a geologic formation in Arizona. It preserves fossils dating back to the Cretaceous period. Earth sciences portal Arizona portal Paleontology...
- Edubuntu, previously known as Ubuntu Education Edition, was an official derivative of the Ubuntu operating system designed for use in classrooms inside...
- Mutitjulu Arkose, and it is one of many sedimentary formations filling the Amadeus Basin. Uluru is dominantly composed of co****-grained arkose (a type...
- org. Retrieved on 2012-02-12. Geology Dictionary – Alluvial, Aquiclude, Arkose. Geology.Com. Retrieved on 2012-02-12. Jackson, Julia A., ed. (1997). "alluvial...
- The Portland Formation is a geological formation in Connecticut and M****achusetts in the northeastern United States. It dates back to the Early Jur****ic...
- 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...
- phyllarenite Clayey very fine sandstone: immature fossiliferous plagioclase arkose As others before him, Folk proposed a classification for sandstones based...