quartzose
adjective see quartz

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Quartzose — Quartz ose , a. [Cf. F. quartzeux, G. quarzig.] (Min.) Containing, or resembling, quartz; partaking of the nature or qualities of quartz. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quartzose — /ˈkwɔtsoʊz/ (say kwawtsohz) adjective Geology composed mainly or entirely of quartz: quartzose sand …   Australian English dictionary

  • quartzose — See quartz. * * * …   Universalium

  • quartzose — adjective Pertaining to quartz; made of quartz …   Wiktionary

  • quartzose — adj. of or relating to quartz; made of or containing quartz; resembling quartz …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quartzose — quartz·ose …   English syllables

  • quartzose — adjective relating to or made of quartz • Pertains to noun: ↑quartz …   Useful english dictionary

  • quartz — quartzose /kwawrt sohs/, quartzous /kwawrt seuhs/, adj. /kwawrts/, n. one of the commonest minerals, silicon dioxide, SiO2, having many varieties that differ in color, luster, etc., and occurring either in masses (as agate, bloodstone, chalcedony …   Universalium

  • Ganister — As defined in Jackson (1997), a ganister is hard, fine grained quartzose sandstone, or orthoquartzite, used in the manufacture of silica brick typically used to line furnaces. Ganisters are cemented with secondary silica and typically have a… …   Wikipedia

  • Mannville Group — Stratigraphic range: Early Cretaceous …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”