Meaning Arkose
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A type of sedimentary sandstone that contains a large quantity of weathered feldspar grains. This type of sedimentary rock forms in arid conditions.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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A sedimentary rock formed by the cementation of sand-sized grains of feldspar and quartz.
Source: ge-at.iastate.edu

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A quartz-based sandstone containing 10% or more of elastic grains or feldspar.
Source: selectstone.com

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A variety of sandstone containing abundant feldspar and quartz, frequently in angular, poorly sorted grains.
Source: scientificpsychic.com

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A sandstone consisting of feldspar and quartz grains cemented by a mixture of quartz and clay minerals.
Source: talismanmining.com.au

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(geology) A sedimentary rock consisting of small fragments of feldspar and quartz similar to a coarse sand.
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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A sandstone containing 10% or more clastic grains of feldspar and also called arkosic sandstone, feldspathic sandstone.
Source: contractorschoolonline.com

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