Arenaceous

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Said of a sediment or sedimentary rock consisting wholly or in part of sand-sized fragments, or having a sandy texture or the appearance of sand; pertaining to sand or arenite. Also said of the texture of such a sediment or rock. The term implies no special composition and should not be used as a syn. of siliceous. Syn: sandy
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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