arenaceous rocks

породы, состоящие главным образом из песчанистого материала

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • arenaceous — /ar euh nay sheuhs/, adj. 1. Geol., Petrol. (of rocks) sandlike; sandy. 2. Bot. growing in sand. [1640 50; < L (h)arenaceus. See ARENA, ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • arenaceous — ar•e•na•ceous [[t]ˌær əˈneɪ ʃəs[/t]] adj. 1) gel pet (of rocks) sandlike; sandy 2) bot growing in sand • Etymology: 1640–50; < L (h)arēnaceus. See arena, aceous …   From formal English to slang

  • arenaceous — adj. 1 (of rocks) containing sand; having a sandy texture. 2 sandlike. 3 (of plants) growing in sand. Etymology: L arenaceus (as ARENA, ACEOUS) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geology of Nepal — The Himalayan arc extends about 2400 km from Nanga Parbat (8,138 m) in the west to Namche Barwa (7,756 m) in the east (Le Fort, 1996). This region includes Nepal, Bhutan, as well as parts of Pakistan, India, and China. Since 55 Ma, the Himalayan… …   Wikipedia

  • Schist — The schists constitute a group of medium grade metamorphic rocks, chiefly notable for the preponderance of lamellar minerals such as micas, chlorite, talc, hornblende, graphite, and others. Quartz often occurs in drawn out grains to such an… …   Wikipedia

  • sedimentary rock — Rock formed at or near the Earth s surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at normal surface temperatures. Sedimentary rocks can be formed only where sediments are… …   Universalium

  • Geological history of India — The geological history of India started with the geological evolution of rest of the Earth i.e. 4.57 bya (billion years ago). India has a diverse geology. Different regions in India contain rocks of all types belonging to different geologic… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of the Falkland Islands — The geology of the Falkland Islands has its origins in events of more than 400 million years bp, before the Falkland Islands existed as separate entities, with the appearance of intruded dikes in the crust of the supercontinent Gondwana. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of Alderley Edge — Infobox Mountain Name = Alderley Edge Photo = Stormy Point 1993.jpg Caption = Stormy Point Elevation = 183 m (600 ft) Location = Cheshire, ENG Range = Prominence = Coordinates = Topographic OS Landranger 118 Grid ref UK = SJ870760 Grid ref… …   Wikipedia

  • Breccia — (pronEng|ˈbrɛtʃiə, ˈbrɛʃiə, it. breach) is a rock composed of angular fragments of several minerals or rocks in a matrix, that is a cementing material, that may be similar or different in composition to the fragments. A breccia may have a variety …   Wikipedia

  • Gascoyne Complex — The Gascoyne Complex is a terrane of Proterozoic granite and metamorphic rock in the central western part of Western Australia. The complex outcrops at the exposed western end of the Capricorn Orogen, a 1,000 km long arcuate belt of folded,… …   Wikipedia

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