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calcarenite


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Calcareous sediment in which a high percentage of the clasts can be of quartz within a calcareous matrix or, more generally, a clastic limestone in which both clasts and matrix are calcareous. Calcarenites are characterized by a particle range of 0.006–2.00 mm in diameter.

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