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An arenite where there is no more than 5% of feldspar and no more than 5% of rock fragments and the rest is quartz.
Classification of Quartz-areniteHide
Arenites according to composition (after Pettijohn et al. 1987)
Sub-divisions of Quartz-areniteHide
Mineralogy of Quartz-areniteHide
Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present: