- A terrestrial limestone formed by the cementation by carbonates of calcareous coastal dune sand. Often shorted to eolianite.Synonym: dune-limestone; aeolianite.Compare beachrock.
A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. Courtesy of the author & The Karst Waters Institute. 2002.
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aeolianite — See eolian calcarenite … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology
dune limestone — (Australian.) See eolian calcarenite … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology
syngenetic karst — 1. Karst developed contemporaneously with the lithification of the formation, as in eolian calcarenite where lithification and karstification of dune sands may proceed simultaneously . 2. Karst landforms that developed upon young,… … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology