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Lithic-arenite

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An arenite where at least 25% of the interstitial material is rock fragments and rock fragments > feldspar with the rest consiting of quartz.


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Classification of Lithic-areniteHide

Arenites according to composition (after Pettijohn et al. 1987)

Mineralogy of Lithic-areniteHide

Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
FeldsparA petrological term for Feldspar Group.
Silica > QuartzSiO2

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