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An arenaceous rock that contains quartz and 25 per cent or more of feldspar. The feldspar is easily des-troyed during transportation or chemi-cal change, and the implication is that arkoses were deposited rapidly under fairly arid environmental conditions. Most were also deposited near to land and probably in close proximity to a granitic area.

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