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arenit / arenite

definition Clastic sandstone that contains less than 10 percent matrix. Matrix is mud-size silicate minerals (clay, feldspar, quartz, rock fragments, and alteration products) of detrital or diagenetic nature. more like this
source Pettijohn, Potter, Siever, 1972, Sand and Sandstone: New York, Springer Verlag, 681 p. more like this
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