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Definition of Arkosic

Arkosic
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.

Meaning of Arkosic from wikipedia

- rock, specifically a type of sandstone containing at least 25% feldspar. Arkosic sand is sand that is similarly rich in feldspar, and thus the potential...
- 1945, near Alamogordo, New Mexico. The gl**** is primarily composed of arkosic sand composed of quartz grains and feldspar (both microcline and smaller...
- fresh in appearance. This lack of sorting and grain rounding is typical of arkosic sandstones and is indicative of relatively rapid erosion from the granites...
- series of openings (tafoni) eroded in a small hill composed of bare red arkosic conglomeritic sandstone. The sandstone was first formed some 6-15 million...
- the Denver area in Colorado. It is characterized by alternating beds of arkosic sandstone and mudstone. The Dawson Arkose contains plant remains and other...
- Arkose-hosted SedEx deposits are known in some cases, ****ociated with arkosic strata adjacent to faults which feed heavy brines into the porous sands...
- unnamed members. First, the basal lower member consisting of purplish arkosic conglomeratic sandstone. Unlike the rest of the Shinumo Quartzite, it contains...
- County, and east into Ventura County. It consists primarily of m****ive arkosic sandstone with some siltstone and shale. Being exceptionally resistant...
- phyllite, or Squaw Peak schist, as well as granite, quartz, quartzite, and arkosic sands. Analytically, based on the type of temper used, these are cl****ified...
- Cretaceous fossils. These are embedded in a red arkosic matrix. The sandstones are also mostly red and arkosic and the shale is mostly bright red. The formation...
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