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Definition of "quartzose" []

  • Pertaining to quartz; made of quartz. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quartzose" in a sentence
  • "Erosion and the linear formation caused by folding mean that the mountains form strings of isolated, elevated land masses of quartzose substrates, similar to islands scattered throughout an archipelago."
  • "Although shale is common, there is a mixture and interbedding of geologic materials, including cherts, siltstone, sandstone, quartzose limestone, and in Alabama some slate, quartzite, and metasiltstone."
  • "Thick, resistant Pennsylvanian quartzose sandstone caps the ridges and Mississippian limestone, shale, and siltstone are exposed on lower slopes and in valleys."