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  • adjective Of or pertaining to arkose.


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arkose +‎ -ic


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  • The soils are formed from materials weathered from arkosic sedimentary rock, gravelly alluvium, and redbed shales and sandstone.

    Ecoregions of Colorado (EPA) 2008

  • They are formed from weathered arkosic sedimentary rock, gravelly alluvium, and materials weathered from sandstone and shales.

    Ecoregions of Colorado (EPA) 2008

  • It was not arkosic sandstone from southern Israel or Jordan but low-grade metamorphic greywacke of a type found commonly in western Cyprus and areas still further west, but not in the Levant south of northern Syria.

    Gold Dust and James Bond 2003

  • Cheney and Hayman challenge the popular notion that Eocene crustal extension formed the so called Chiwaukum graben, in which the non-marine, arkosic Chumstick Formation reputedly was deposited during faulting.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News 2009

  • A gray, fine-grained arkosic sandstone tablet bearing an inscription in ancient Hebrew from the First Temple Period contains a rich assemblage of particles accumulated in the covering patina that includes calcite, dolomite, quartz and feldspar grains, iron oxides, carbon ash particles, microorganisms, and gold globules (1†"4 μm in diameter).

    BiblePlaces Blog 2008


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